Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy and related disorders

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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
Number of pages28
ISBN (Print)9781461465676, 1461465664, 9781461465669
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2014



  • 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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Nobile-Orazio, E., Gallia, F., & Judica, E. (2014). Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy and related disorders. In Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice (Vol. 9781461465676, pp. 605-632). Springer New York.