chronic inflammatory polyneuropathy

chronic inflammatory polyneuropathy

A common, slowly progressive, often bilateral disorder characterised by recurrent inflammation of multiple nerves, accompanied by decreased movement and sensation.
 
Management
Systemic corticosteroids or chemotherapy for immune suppression.
 
Prognosis
Variable.

chronic inflammatory polyneuropathy

Neurology A common, slowly progressive, often bilateral disorder characterized by recurrent inflammation of multiple nerves, accompanied by ↓ movement and sensation Management Systemic corticosteroids or chemotherapy for immune suppression Prognosis Variable. See Guillain-Barré syndrome.
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A nerve conduction study (NCS) and sural nerve biopsy are the gold standards for the diagnosis of chronic inflammatory polyneuropathy (CIDP).

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