Chronic inflammatory/idiopathic demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)
Similar to Guillain-Barre syndrome – presents with similar features, but more gradual and progresses over a longer period of time.
Subacute gradual onset of muscle weakness; sensory symptoms, but weakness predominates; parathesias of hand and feet; hyporeflexia; relapsing and remitting course; CSF volume is elevated; nerve conduction velocity is slowed
If disability mild monitor progress
If not mild corticosteroids; azathioprine; plasma exchange; immunoglobulin infusion