Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy

Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy

A rare medical condition which is a sensory motor disorder.

This disease is progressive in nature or might be a symmetric relapsing.

The condition is a chronic monophasic manifesting as the weakness of the muscles which is usually progressive in nature.

The characteristic features of this disease are

  • impaired sensation
  • increased proteins in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
  • along with additional signs such as diminished tendon reflexes which might be occasionally absent

Symptoms and Signs of Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy

Very Common Symptoms and Signs (80%-98%)

  • Abnormal nerve conduction velocity 
  • Areflexia 
  • Decreased nerve conduction velocity
  • Fatiguable weakness of proximal limb muscles 
  • Motor conduction block
  • Paresthesia
  • Peripheral demyelination 
  • Peripheral neuropathy 
  • Segmental peripheral demyelination/remyelination 
  • Sensory ataxia 
  • Sensory impairment 
  • Unsteady gait 

Common Symptoms and Signs (30%-79%)

  • Difficulty climbing stairs 
  • Difficulty walking
  • Falls 
  • Hand muscle weakness 

Occasional Symptoms and Signs (5%-29%)

  • Spontaneous pain sensation


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