Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy and related disorders

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Abstract

Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy is an immune-mediated neuropathy with several variants. Most are responsive to immunosuppressive or immunomodulating agents. This chapter discusses CIDP and its variants with emphasis on definition, etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNeuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages605-632
Number of pages28
Volume9781461465676
ISBN (Print)9781461465676, 1461465664, 9781461465669
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2014

Keywords

  • chronic acquired demyelinating polyneuropathies
  • chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
  • conduction block
  • IGM neuropathy
  • multifocal motor neuropathy
  • Myelin associated glycoprotein

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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