Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) is an immune-mediated inflammatory disorder of the peripheral nervous system. The disorder is sometimes called chronic relapsing polyneuropathy (CRP) or chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (because it involves the nerve roots).
Several variants have been reported. Specially important are:
- An asymmetrical variant of CIDP is known as Lewis-Sumner Syndrome.
- A variant with CNS involvement named combined central and peripheral demyelination (CCPD)
References[change | change source]
- "GBS (Guillain-Barré Syndrome) - CIDP Neuropathy". cidpneuropathysupport.com. Retrieved 2017-12-14.
- Jun-ichi Kira, Ryo Yamasaki, Hidenori Ogata, Anti-neurofascin autoantibody and demyelination, Neurochemistry international, Dec. 2018, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuint.2018.12.011