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 ====== Lewis Sumner syndrome ====== ====== Lewis Sumner syndrome ======
 alias: [[Multifocal acquired demyelinating sensory and motor neuropathy]] (MADSAM) alias: [[Multifocal acquired demyelinating sensory and motor neuropathy]] (MADSAM)
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 **Prevalence:​** 1-9 / 1 000 000 **Prevalence:​** 1-9 / 1 000 000
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 **Age of onset:** Variable **Age of onset:** Variable
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 **Inheritance:​** Sporadic **Inheritance:​** Sporadic
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 Lewis-Sumner syndrome (LSS) is a rare acquired demyelinating polyneuropathy characterized by asymmetrical distal weakness of the upper or lower extremities and motor dysfunction with adult onset. It is considered to be a variant of [[chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy]] Lewis-Sumner syndrome (LSS) is a rare acquired demyelinating polyneuropathy characterized by asymmetrical distal weakness of the upper or lower extremities and motor dysfunction with adult onset. It is considered to be a variant of [[chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy]]
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