Ultrasound neuroimaging in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy

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We present the results of ultrasound study of 21 patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP). In 100% cases were observed changes of the ultrasound structure of peripheral nerves. The ultrasound abnormalities were most prominent in the peripheral nerves of lower extremities. The changes of both tibial and ulnar nerves morphology seem to be the most valuable for the diagnostics. The cross-sectional area of nerves does not correlate with the duration of disease that hinders the performance of the ultrasound for the purpose of follow-up.

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N. B. Vuytsik

Research Center of Neurology

Author for correspondence.
Email: vyitsik7@mail.ru
Russian Federation, Moscow

Nataliya A. Suponeva

Research Center of Neurology

Email: vyitsik7@mail.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0003-3956-6362

D. Sci. (Med.), Corr. Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head, Department of neurorehabilitation and physiotherapy

Russian Federation, Moscow

Andrey O. Chechetkin

Research Center of Neurology

Email: vyitsik7@mail.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8726-8928

D. Sci. (Med.), Head, Ultrasound diagnostic laboratory

Russian Federation, Moscow

Mikhail A. Piradov

Research Center of Neurology

Email: vyitsik7@mail.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6338-0392

D. Sci. (Med.), Professor, Full Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director

Russian Federation, Moscow

Z. A. Suslina

Research Centre of Neurology

Email: vyitsik7@mail.ru
Russian Federation, Moscow


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