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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy


Other Names for this Disease
  • CIDP
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
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  • What are the relapse rates for people recovering from this condition? Also what are the percentages of permanent disability related to CIDP? I am currently receiving treatment and recovering but worried about the chances of relapse and the possibility of permanent disability. Thank you for your answers. Click here for answer

  • My father was diagnosed with CIDP last year at age 75. I am curious about the genetic factors involved and if it is a hereditary condition. I would appreciate any information on this disease that you can provide. Click here for answer

  • My friend was diagnosed with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy several months ago. He has been treated with platelet transfusions and gabapentin without relief. Are there other options for treatment? What is the outlook for this condition? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • CIDP
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.