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Polyradiculoneuropathy, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating

"Polyradiculoneuropathy, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A slowly progressive autoimmune demyelinating disease of peripheral nerves and nerve roots. Clinical manifestations include weakness and sensory loss in the extremities and enlargement of peripheral nerves. The course may be relapsing-remitting or demonstrate a step-wise progression. Protein is usually elevated in the spinal fluid and cranial nerves are typically spared. GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME features a relatively rapid progression of disease which distinguishes it from this condition. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1337)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Polyradiculoneuropathy, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Polyradiculoneuropathy, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 21 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2003
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