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Successful treatment of stiff person syndrome with sequential use of tacrolimus

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  • Contributors Conceived and designed the study: SN. Performed the treatments: KF, YS, NM, YN. Performed and assessed the tests: MH (MR spectroscopy), RU (transcranial magnetic stimulation) and YI. Analysed the data: SN, KF. Wrote the paper: SN, KF, RK.

  • Funding This work was supported in part by grants from the Neuroimmunological Disease Research Committee and the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.