Diagnosis & Therapy
Scope of CIDP could be broadened to ‘syndrome’ status
As experts revise the guideline on management of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, some in the clinical neurology field are calling for a regrouping of CIDP under a more general, overarching term, “CIDP syndrome” (CIDPS).
Real-world data back electrodiagnostic testing for suspected peripheral neuropathies
Electrodiagnostic testing frequently provides important information when evaluating patients with suspected peripheral neuropathy, based on a retrospective look at real-world data.
Experts offer tips for accurate CIDP diagnosis
Recent studies have identified diagnostic pitfalls.
Researchers highlight refinements to CIDP diagnosis with eye toward revamped guidelines
When a patient presents with polyneuropathy and progressive or relapsing symptoms such as tingling, proximal weakness, and absent reflexes, the clinician should consider a diagnosis of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), according to the National Institutes of Health. Confirming the diagnosis requires further testing, however.