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Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy

Disease definition

A chronic monophasic, progressive or relapsing symmetric sensorimotor disorder characterized by progressive muscular weakness with impaired sensation, absent or diminished tendon reflexes and elevated cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) proteins.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • CIDP
    • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adolescent, Adult, Elderly, Childhood
  • ICD-10: G61.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0393819
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 6102
  • MedDRA: 10057645

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