Paranodal and other autoantibodies in chronic inflammatory neuropathies.

  title={Paranodal and other autoantibodies in chronic inflammatory neuropathies.},
  author={Luis Antonio Querol and Isabel Illa},
  journal={Current opinion in neurology},
  volume={28 5},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Autoimmune disorders of the peripheral nerves are diverse and heterogeneous. T cells, macrophages, and autoantibodies have been implicated in their pathogenesis. Autoantibodies to peripheral nerve molecules seem to play a role not only in the pathogenesis but provide diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic help. We review the state of the art and most relevant recent findings regarding autoantibodies in chronic inflammatory neuropathies, focusing on their clinical utility… CONTINUE READING