Morvan syndrome

Morvan's 'fibrillary chorea' or Morvan's syndrome is a rare syndrome characterised by:

  • neuromyotonia
  • pain
  • hyperhydrosis
  • weight loss
  • severe insomnia and
  • hallucinations

Voltage gated potassium channel antibodies (VGKC abs) are frequently present in this syndrome.

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Article Information

rID: 20036
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Morvan's 'fibrillary chorea'
  • Morvan fibrillary chorea
  • Morvan's syndrome

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