A case of a hereditary, late progressing sensory autonomic neuropathy

Cinar Y., Hekimoglu F., Ince B., Ince Ü., Onganer E.

CLINICAL NEUROPATHOLOGY, vol.17, no.1, pp.12-14, 1998 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.12-14
  • Keywords: hereditary sensory autonomic neuropathy, FAMILIAL DYSAUTONOMIA, DIAGNOSIS
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


A case of a hereditary sensory autonomic neuropathy (HSAN) with severe medical complications that had been reported as nonprogressive HSAN typo II has been followed and treated for a period of 10 years, and is now considered to be progressive HSAN type III, is presented, Current difficulties in the present form of the classification of HSAN, the necessity to observe these cases for longer periods and possible prolongation of survival with appropriate supportive treatment are emphasized.