Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) is an acquired, autoimmune peripheral neuropathy. It has an insidious disease progression resulting in a debilitating illness. It is a well known neurological disorder. The causative factors are elucidating and it is generally considered idiopathic. However, its’ associations with various systemic disorders is well established albeit under recognized, especially with lupus as evident by few of the case reports/ series published in the recent past. The aim of this report is to highlight this neglected but important aspect of clinical neurology in common practice.
Nomani, Ali Zohair; Rajput, Haris Majid; Khan, Rao Sohail Yasin; Iqbal, Mansoor; Jan, Zakir; Jamil, Uzma; Badshah, Mazhar; and Irshad, Muhammad
"Under recognized entity: chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy with lupus,"
Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS): Vol. 10
, Article 7.
Available at: http://ecommons.aku.edu/pjns/vol10/iss1/7