Multifocal motor neuropathy
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Treatment for multifocal motor neuropathy varies. Some individuals experience only mild, modest symptoms and require no treatment. For others, treatment generally consists of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) or immunosuppressive therapy with cyclophosphamide. Improvement in muscle strength usually begins within 3 to 6 weeks after treatment is started. Most patients who receive treatment early experience little, if any, disability. However, there is evidence of slow progression over many years.
Last updated: 5/1/2013
- NINDS Multifocal Motor Neuropathy Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/multifocal_neuropathy/multifocal_neuropathy.htm. Accessed 5/1/2013.
- Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.
- ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Multifocal motor neuropathy. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.