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CASE REPORT
Sensory ganglionopathy associated with drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome caused by mexiletine
  1. Akira Yokote1,2,
  2. Satoshi Tomita2,
  3. Hideyuki Sawada2
  1. 1 Department of Neurology, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
  2. 2 Department of Neurology, Utano National Hospital, National Hospital Organization, Kyoto, Japan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Hideyuki Sawada, sawada.unh{at}gmail.com

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  • Contributors AY evaluated the patient, analysed and interpreted the data, reviewed the literature and was the primary author of the manuscript. ST was the primary physician for the patient and contacted the patient for consent. HS was involved in the planning and guidance of the written manuscript. AY, ST and HS were equally involved in medical management of the patient. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests HS received a research grant from the National Hospital Organization, Tokyo, Japan.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

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

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Footnotes

  • Contributors AY evaluated the patient, analysed and interpreted the data, reviewed the literature and was the primary author of the manuscript. ST was the primary physician for the patient and contacted the patient for consent. HS was involved in the planning and guidance of the written manuscript. AY, ST and HS were equally involved in medical management of the patient. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests HS received a research grant from the National Hospital Organization, Tokyo, Japan.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

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

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