Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)

Authors


C.A. Vedeler, Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

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e-mail: christian.vedeler@helse-bergen.no

Abstract

Background

Chronic immune-mediated demyelinating polyneuropathies can often lead to severe neurologic disability.

Materials and methods

Literature review and personal experience with these types of neuropathies.

Conclusions

It is important to recognize these immune-mediated neuropathies as they respond to treatment.

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