Management of Neurologic Diseases

  • Authors: David M. Simpson, MD; Jessica Robinson-Papp, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)


  • IDP occurs in acute (AIDP) and chronic (CIDP) forms
  • AIDP, also known as Guillain-Barré syndrome, occurs in early HIV and presents with rapidly ascending weakness and loss of deep tendon reflexes with relative sparing of sensation[Cornblath 1987]
  • CIDP presents with chronically progressive, stepwise, or recurrent weakness and sensory dysfunction

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