acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy


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acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (AIDP),

the classic type of Guillain-Barré syndrome, in which the predominant type of underlying nerve fiber pathology is demyelination.
See also: acute motor axonal neuropathy.

a·cute in·flam·ma·to·ry de·my·e·li·na·ting pol·y·ra·di·cu·lo·neu·rop·a·thy

(ă-kyūt' in-flam'ă-tōr-ē dē-mī'ĕ-lin-āt-ing pol'ē-ră-dik'yū-lō-nūr-op'ă-thē)
Classic Guillain-Barré syndrome (q.v.) in which the predominant type of underlying nerve fiber pathology is demyelination.
See also: acute motor axonal neuropathy
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