multifocal motor neuropathy


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multifocal motor neuropathy

An asymmetrical motor weakness occasionally found in middle-aged men.
See also: neuropathy
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Abbreviations IVIG: Intravenous immunoglobulins MG: Myasthenia CIDP: Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy MMN: Multifocal motor neuropathy PNP: Paraneoplastic polyneuropathy PAP: Polyneuropathy associated with paraproteinaemia SMS: Stiff-man syndrome NCS: Nerve conduction studies EFNS: European Federation of Neurological Societies PNS: Peripheral Nerve Society.
Ultrasonography shows extensive nerve enlargements in multifocal motor neuropathy. Neurology, 2005; 65: 305-307.
Latov' s group also showed that IVIG inhibited the binding of IgM anti-GM1 antibodies from patients with multifocal motor neuropathy. (113) We then treated AMAN rabbits with IVIG and natural saline, and showed the therapeutic efficacy of IVIG in the AMAN rabbits.
Delivery of human immunoglobulin used in Guillain-Barre and multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN)

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