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Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

Jeffrey A. Cohen, Justin Mowchun and Jon Grudem

in Peripheral Nerve and Muscle Disease:

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Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780195375367
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322930 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195375367.003.0012

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

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Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy typically presents with both proximal and distal weakness, areflexia, and distal sensory findings. This chapter emphasizes the importance of differential diagnosis and work up. Treatment options are also described.

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Subjects: Neurology

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