However, our research showed that a significant minority of patients diagnosed with diabetic neuropathy, actually have CIDP
, which is far more treatable and has much better outcomes.
We report a case of lepromatous leprosy neuropathy that was misdiagnosed as CIDP
after a nerve conduction study and a sural nerve biopsy.
Eggers was diagnosed with CIDP
in 2007 and her experience "on the other side" as a patient has given her valuable insights.
Several medical interventions for CIDP
are described in the literature, but no evidence-based approaches to rehabilitation specific to CIDP
can be found.
One major exception is the UNDP's Human Security Council operating under the aforementioned CIDP
Intravenous gammaglobulin (IVIg) for treatment of CIDP
and related immune-mediated neuropathies.
is a debilitating nerve disease that results in progressive weakness in the arms and legs, causing significant disability for many individuals.
, the chronic form of Guillain-Barr acute syndrome, could be caused by any number of factors, including infectious microbes, toxins, or other material from the pigs that might have triggered the victims' systems to attack healthy tissue.
It then emerged she actually has CIDP
- Chronic Intermittent Demylinating Polyneuropathy - a condition which, in effect, sees the body's immune system turn on itself, affecting major organs.
is associated with a variety of concomitant medical illnesses, which often manifest weeks before the onset of muscle weakness and paresis.