Chapter 8. Immune–Mediated Autonomic Neuropathies

  1. Bernadette Kalman and
  2. Thomas H. Brannagan III
  1. Thomas H. Brannagan III,
  2. Louis H. Weimer and
  3. Mill Etienne

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692363.ch8

Neuroimmunology in Clinical Practice

Neuroimmunology in Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Brannagan, T. H., Weimer, L. H. and Etienne, M. (2007) Immune–Mediated Autonomic Neuropathies, in Neuroimmunology in Clinical Practice (eds B. Kalman and T. H. Brannagan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692363.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 2 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158404

Online ISBN: 9780470692363

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Keywords:

  • neuropathies;
  • hypotension;
  • immune;
  • dysfunction;
  • neuronal injury

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Autonomic testing

  • Peripheral autonomic neuropathies

  • Guillain—Barré syndrome (acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy)

  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy

  • Acute autonomic neuropathy (AAN)

  • Treatment

  • Immune—mediated paraneoplastic syndromes

  • Lambert—Eaton myasthenic syndrome

  • Myasthenia gravis

  • Other paraneoplastic syndromes

  • Enteric neuronopathy

  • Autonomic findings in connective tissue diseases

  • Orthostatic intolerance and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

  • Treatment of dysautonomia

  • Summary

  • References