CANOMAD syndrome

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Synonyms: CANDA syndrome | Chronic ataxic neuropathy-ophthalmoplegia-IgM paraprotein-cold agglutinins-disialosyl antibodies syndrome | Chronic sensory ataxic neuropathy with anti-disialosyl IgM antibodies

A rare chronic immune-mediated polyneuropathy characterized by a progressive disabling neuropathy with marked gait disturbance primarily due to sensory ataxia with concurrent cranial neuropathies (internal or external ophthalmoplegia dysphagia dysarthria or facial weakness) and anti-disialosyl IgM antibodies.

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Aicardi-Goutieres Syndrome Advocacy Association

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