de Silva, R.N., Willison, H.J., Doyle, D., Weir, A.I., Hadley, D.M., and Thomas, A.M. (1994) Nerve root hypertrophy in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. Muscle and Nerve, 17 (2). pp. 168-170. ISSN 0148-639X (doi:10.1002/mus.880170206)
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A patient with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) and central demyelinating disease is described in whom striking nodular filling defects on multiple lumbar-sacral nerve roots, mimicking neurofibromata, were observed at myelography and magnetic resonance imaging. We suggest that these lesions are secondary to recurrent segmental demyelination and remyelination and that the differential diagnosis of this radiological feature should include CIDP.
|Glasgow Author(s):||Weir, Dr Andrew and Willison, Prof Hugh and Hadley, Prof Donald|
|Authors:||de Silva, R.N., Willison, H.J., Doyle, D., Weir, A.I., Hadley, D.M., and Thomas, A.M.|
|College/School:||College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation > Immunology|
|Journal Name:||Muscle and Nerve|