Immunosuppressant and Cytotoxic Drugs, Toxic and Metabolic Disorders
Immunosuppressant drugs, including steroids, are used in many neurological disorders for which an autoimmune aetiology has been suggested. These conditions include myasthenia gravis (p. 152), polymyositis and dermatomyositis (p. 158), as well as generalised autoimmune diseases which involve the nervous system, including systemic lupus erythematosus and polyarteritis nodosa.
KeywordsAlcohol Withdrawal Thiamine Deficiency Delirium Tremens Copper Excretion Urinary Copper
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