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Serotonin syndrome mimicking intrathecal baclofen withdrawal in a patient with hereditary spastic paraparesis
Nicolas Goffin, Virginie Nguyen, Michèle Fostier, Thierry Gustin, Thierry Deltombe
Context: Serotonin syndrome is a drug-induced condition related to an increased level of serotonin in the brain, which may induce neuromuscular, auto-nomic and mental symptoms. Case report: A 40-year-old woman with hereditary spastic paraparesis (Strumpell-Lorrain disease) with an implanted intrathecal baclofen pump for severe spasticity. Two days after starting a medication known to inhibit ser ...
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