Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) is an immune mediated treatable disorder of the peripheral nerves, with predominant motor involvement and an insidious onset over months, or recurrent episodes [1]. Children present with slowly progressive or relapsing episodes of gait difficulty, distal symmetric weakness and sometimes paraesthesiae [2]. Reflexes are absent or depressed. Laboratory findings include elevated CSF protein with no increase in cells. Electrophysiological and pathological studies show evidence of demyelination.

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