Proximal Chronic Inflammatory Polyneuropathy With Multifocal Conduction Block

Walter G. Bradley, Roberta K. Bennett, P. Good, Brian Little

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

Abstract

The pathological findings in proximal and distal nerve biopsy specimens are described in a patient with the clinical and electrophysiological features of chronic inflammatory polyneuropathy with multifocal conduction block. Proximal onion bulb hypertrophic changes in the brachial plexus were associated with inflammatory cell infiltrates. In contrast, the sural nerve biopsy specimen showed a mild picture of mixed axonal degeneration and demyelination-remyelination without inflammatory infiltration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)451-455
Number of pages5
JournalArchives of neurology
Volume45
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1988
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Proximal Chronic Inflammatory Polyneuropathy With Multifocal Conduction Block'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this