Chapter 24. Multifocal Motor Neuropathy

  1. Richard Hughes14,
  2. Michael Brainin15 and
  3. Nils Erik Gilhus16
  1. I. N. van Schaik1,
  2. P. Bouche2,
  3. I. Illa3,
  4. J. M. Léger2,
  5. P. Van den Bergh4,
  6. D. R. Cornblath5,
  7. E. Evers6,
  8. R. D. M. Hadden7,
  9. R. A. C. Hughes8,
  10. C. L. Koski9,
  11. E. Nobile-Orazio10,
  12. J. Pollard11,
  13. C. Sommer12 and
  14. P. A. van Doorn13

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch24

European Handbook of Neurological Management

European Handbook of Neurological Management

How to Cite

van Schaik, I. N., Bouche, P., Illa, I., Léger, J. M., Van den Bergh, P., Cornblath, D. R., Evers, E., Hadden, R. D. M., Hughes, R. A. C., Koski, C. L., Nobile-Orazio, E., Pollard, J., Sommer, C. and van Doorn, P. A. (2006) Multifocal Motor Neuropathy, in European Handbook of Neurological Management (eds R. Hughes, M. Brainin and N. E. Gilhus), Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 14

    Professor of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK

  2. 15

    Professor of Clinical Neurology, Donauklinikum Gugging and Donau-Universität, Krems, Austria

  3. 16

    Professor of Neurology, University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Author Information

  1. 1

    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Dept of Neurology, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  2. 2

    Hospital de la Salpetriere, Dept of Neurology, Paris, France

  3. 3

    Hospital Sta Creu i Sant Pau, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Dept of Neurology, Barcelona, Spain

  4. 4

    Cliniques Universitaires St-Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Dept of Neurology, Brussels, Belgium

  5. 5

    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dept of Neurology, Baltimore, USA

  6. 6

    Guillain-Barre Syndrome Support Group, Leicester, UK

  7. 7

    King's College Hospital, Dept of Neurology, London, UK

  8. 8

    King's College London School of Medicine, Dept of Neurology, London, UK

  9. 9

    University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Dept of Neurology, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  10. 10

    University of Milan IRCCS Humanitas Clinical Institute, Dept of Neurological Sciences Dino Ferrari Center, Milan, Italy

  11. 11

    University of Sydney, Department of Medicine, Sydney, Australia

  12. 12

    University of Wurzburg, Dept of Neurology, Wurzburg, Germany

  13. 13

    Erasmus Medical Center, Dept of Neurology, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130509

Online ISBN: 9780470753279



  • multifocal motor neuropathy;
  • immunomodulatory drugs;
  • toxicity;
  • immunemodulating therapies;
  • electrophysiological characteristics


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abstract

  • Objectives

  • Background

  • Search strategy

  • Methods for reaching consensus

  • Results

  • Recommendations and Good Practice Points