Morvan's syndrome


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Morvan's syndrome

 [mor-vahz´]
2. a form of syringomyelia with painless ulceration of the fingertips and analgesic paralysis and atrophy of the forearms and hands.
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Morvan's syndrome is an autoimmune process which manifests as a triad of peripheral nerve hyperexcitability, autonomic system features (sweating, lacrimation, constipation) and central nervous system features (insomnia, disorientation).
Antibodies to Kv1 potassium channel-complex proteins leucine-rich, glioma inactivated 1 protein and contactin-associated protein-2 in limbic encephalitis, Morvan's syndrome and acquired neuromyotonia.
Waters et al., "Antibodies to Kv1 potassium channel-complex proteins leucine-rich, glioma inactivated 1 protein and contactin-associated protein-2 in limbic encephalitis, Morvan's syndrome and acquired neuromyotonia," Brain, vol.