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Intravenous immunoglobulin for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy.
BACKGROUND Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) causes progressive or relapsing weakness and numbness of the limbs, developing over at least two months. UncontrolledExpand
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Subcutaneous immunoglobulin therapy for multifocal motor neuropathy.
The objective of this study was to investigate whether subcutaneous immunoglobulin (SCIg) treatment is feasible and safe in maintaining muscle strength of patients with multifocal motor neuropathyExpand
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Pulsed high-dose dexamethasone versus standard prednisolone treatment for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (PREDICT study): a double-blind, randomised, controlled trial
BACKGROUND Pulsed high-dose dexamethasone induced long-lasting remission in patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) in a pilot study. The PREDICT study aimed toExpand
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Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy: update on clinical features, phenotypes and treatment options
Purpose of review In this review, we focus on less recognised signs and symptoms in typical chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) and on the clinical presentation, courseExpand
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Regional variation of Guillain-Barré syndrome
Guillain-Barré syndrome is a heterogeneous disorder regarding the clinical presentation, electrophysiological subtype and outcome. Previous single country reports indicate that Guillain-BarréExpand
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Fatal Human Rabies due to Duvenhage Virus from a Bat in Kenya: Failure of Treatment with Coma-Induction, Ketamine, and Antiviral Drugs
11Department of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2Department ofNeurology, Academic Medical Center,Expand
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Corticosteroids in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
BackgroundChronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) can be treated with corticosteroids or intravenous immunoglobulins. Various corticosteroid regimens are currently used in CIDP, butExpand
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Maintenance IV immunoglobulin treatment in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) patients treated with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) usually start with a standard dosage of 2 g/kg bodyweight. Only a minority ofExpand
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Neurosarcoidosis in a Tertiary Referral Center
AbstractThe aim of this study was to evaluate clinical characteristics, diagnostic strategy, and treatment in patients with neurosarcoidosis in a tertiary referral centre.In a cross-sectional study,Expand
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Immunotherapy of multifocal motor neuropathy
Introduction: Multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) is an immune-mediated disease, which usually runs a chronic course. Current treatments are aiming at modulation of the immune response to maintainExpand
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