Other Names for this Disease
- Chronic Ataxic Neuropathy Ophthalmoplegia M-protein Agglutination Disialosyl antibodies syndrome
- Chronic sensory ataxic neuropathy with anti-disialosyl antibodies
- Chronic ataxic neuropathy - ophthalmoplegia - IgM paraprotein - cold agglutinins - disialosyl antibodies
- Chronic sensory ataxic neuropathy with anti-dyalosyl IgM antibodies
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Oral or intravenous corticosteroids, ß-interferons, intravenous immunoglobulin, plasma exchange, and cytotoxic drugs and a combination of these therapies have all been used in treating CANOMAD syndrome with limited success. Their use however has not been evaluated systematically.
Last updated: 3/4/2009
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- Relapsing sensorimotor neuropathy with ophthalmoplegia, antidisialosyl antibodies, and extramembranous glomerulonephritis. Delval A, Stojkovic T, Vermersch P. Muscle Nerve. 2006 Feb;
- CANOMAD syndrome. Orphanet. 2007; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=71279. Accessed 3/4/2009.
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