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

  • 1Department of Neurology, Nowon Eulji Medical Center, Eulji University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
  • 2Department of Neurology, Samsung Medical center, School of Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea.


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.


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

MeSH Terms

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


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