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Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

Aaron E. Miller and Teresa M. DeAngelis

in Neuroimmunology

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Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199732920
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322862 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199732920.003.0025

Series: What Do I Do Now

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

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The diagnostic approach to a patient with chronic peripheral neuropathy can be daunting, with several candidate etiologies. In this chapter, we review the typical symptomatology, temporal course, examination, and laboratory findings, which raise suspicion for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, and discuss the available therapeutic modalities.

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Subjects: Neurology

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