Ann Clin Neurophysiol.  2017 Jan;19(1):50-53. 10.14253/acn.2017.19.1.50.

Acute-onset chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy following hepatitis A virus infection

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Neurology, Nowon Eulji Medical Center, Eulji University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. koh1407@eulji.ac.kr
  • 2Department of Neurology, Samsung Medical center, School of Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

An infection is less likely to elicit chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) than Guillain-Barré syndrome. We here report a case of acute-onset CIDP following hepatitis A virus infection and briefly comment on the potential mechanisms regarding the induction and chronicity of autoimmunity after a viral infection.

Keyword

Polyradiculoneuropathy, Chronic inflammatory demyelinating; Guillain-Barre syndrome; Hepatitis A virus

MeSH Terms

Autoimmunity
Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Hepatitis A virus*
Hepatitis A*
Hepatitis*
Polyneuropathies*
Polyradiculoneuropathy, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating

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