SMART syndrome: Classic transient symptoms leading to an unusual unfavorable outcome.

CONCLUSION: SMART syndrome may progress from a benign reversible form to a severe and eventually irreversible form. This severe course may also be confused with tumor progression, and lead to permanent disability and inadequate antitumor treatment. Clinicians should be aware of this latter atypical presentation. PMID: 27919464 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue Neurologique - Category: Neurology Tags: Rev Neurol (Paris) Source Type: research

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Source: Journal of Cardiac Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
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