A syndrome with the characteristics of tabetic neurosyphilis but not due to syphilis.
Synonym(s): Leyden ataxia
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alcoholic neuropathy

A nutritional neuropathy secondary to chronic alcohol abuse, which is exacerbated by specific nutritional deficiencies—e.g., thiamin and vitamin B12 deficiency.
Clinical findings
Burning pain and weakness of legs with atrophy and fasciculations, paraesthesias (usually acral), decreased tactile and position sense, ataxia, ulcers of immobile parts, sensory defects, muscle weakness and cramps, heat intolerance, impotence, dysuria, dysphagia, speech impairment, diarrhoea, constipation.
Diet, thiamin, vitamin B12.
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OTHER NAMES: Tonic pupil syndrome, Holmes-Adie syndrome, Pseudotabes, Pupillotonic pseudotabes, Kehrer-Adie syndrome, Markers syndrome, Weill's syndrome, Weill- Reys-Adie syndrome, Pseudo-Argyll Robertson pupil (1), Saenger's syndrome, Constitutional areflexy-tridoplegia interna, Ross syndrome.