Family with inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy and the HNPP 17p12 deletion.

@article{KornLubetzki2002FamilyWI,
  title={Family with inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy and the HNPP 17p12 deletion.},
  author={Isabelle Korn-Lubetzki and Zohar Argov and Annick Raas-Rothschild and Itzchak Wirguin and Israel Steiner},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics},
  year={2002},
  volume={113 3},
  pages={275-8}
}
Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies (HNPP), classically presenting as recurrent focal neuropathies precipitated by trauma or compression, is an autosomal dominant neuropathy due to a deletion at chromosomal locus 17p12. Inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (IDP), a putative autoimmune disorder presenting in an acute (AIDP) or a chronic form (CIDP), has been rarely reported as familial. We present a father and two daughters of Jewish Kurdish origin who developed IDP… CONTINUE READING
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