Clinicopathological features of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy in childhood.

@article{Hattori1998ClinicopathologicalFO,
  title={Clinicopathological features of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy in childhood.},
  author={Nobutaka Hattori and Miyuki Ichimura and Shigeki Aoki and Masaaki Nagamatsu and Takeshi Yasuda and Kazuhiko Kumazawa and Kanji Yamamoto and Terunori Mitsuma and Gen Sobue},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  year={1998},
  volume={154 1},
  pages={66-71}
}
The clinical, electrophysiological, and pathological findings, and the therapeutic characteristics in ten children with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP), whose onset age was less than 16 years, were evaluated. The clinical progression pattern of the initial phase divided the patients into two groups. One group (six patients) showed a subacute progression for up to 2 months after onset and a subsided progression over 3 months. Three patients in this group had a… CONTINUE READING