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A 19-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 2-day history of progressive weakness of the lower extremities and gait disturbance. She complained that her whole legs felt numb initially, followed by loss of control 1 week before presentation. Eventually she was unable to walk without assistance. Physical examination showed moderate muscle weakness of the lower …
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