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What is chronic inflammatory demilinating polyneuropathy?

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In brief: Autoimmune disorder

A disorder mainly of peripheral motor nerves resulting in weakness of limbs but also facial muscles.
It is caused by the body mistakenly attacking nerve coverings, and can be successfully treated and controlled with ivig, plasmapheresis, or less desired steroids.

In brief: Autoimmune disorder

A disorder mainly of peripheral motor nerves resulting in weakness of limbs but also facial muscles.
It is caused by the body mistakenly attacking nerve coverings, and can be successfully treated and controlled with ivig, plasmapheresis, or less desired steroids.
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