Tuesday, August 29, 2006


more pn miscellany

rituxan is useful? in DADS

distal acquired demyelinating sensory neuropathy (DADS),  M protein differentiates from classical CIDP as does (lack of ) response to treatment. Is large fiber neuropathy in men in fifties or above.  Half have anti MAG antibodies, poor response to IVIG.  Differentiate DADS-M (monoclonal paraproteinemia present) from DADS no M which is sensory CIDP. 

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