Alcoholism mimicking multiple system atrophy: a case report

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All authors have contributed significantly and are in agreement with the content of the manuscript. In particular, FT participated in the acquisition of data. RS participated in the study concept and design, acquisition of data, analysis, and manuscript. YA participated in the acquisition of data. TO participated in the acquisition of data.

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Tateno, F., Sakakibara, R., Aiba, Y. et al. Alcoholism mimicking multiple system atrophy: a case report. Clin Auton Res (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10286-020-00708-y

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Keywords

  • Autonomic failure
  • Alcoholism
  • Orthostatic hypotension
  • Urinary retention
  • Small fiber neuropathy