[Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy of acute onset: relapse after temporary improvement by plasma exchange and longstanding remission by corticosteroid therapy].


A 59-year-old woman became tetraparetic and unable to stand or walk acutely in several days after she had first developed weakness of her legs and dysesthesia of both hands. Neurological examination revealed facial weakness, proximal dominant tetraparesis, areflexia and acrodysesthesia. The cerebrospinal fluid protein was elevated without pleocytosis, and… (More)


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