Neurol Sci (2017) 38:1525–1527 DOI 10.1007/s10072-017-2960-3 LETTER TO THE EDITOR Nerve enlargement in an unusual case of inflammatory neuropathy and new gene mutation—morphology is the key 1 1 1 1 Alexander Grimm & Natalie Winter & Stefan Wolking & Debora Vittore & 2 3 Saskia Biskup & Hubertus Axer Received: 27 January 2017 /Accepted: 8 April 2017 /Published online: 19 April 2017 Springer-Verlag Italia 2017 Background Case report Differentiation between hereditary and inflammatory neurop- In 2016, a 53-year-old male presented with a 12-year-history athies sometimes may be challenging as both share some char- of slowly progressive, distally predominant sensory and motor acteristic features. Both, Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT1) and neuropathy with reduced/absent deep tendon reflexes. In chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuritis 2014, based on externally acquired NCS with significantly (CIDP) often show distal sensory disturbances and chronic reduced conduction velocities and slightly elevated CSF pro- symptom progression. Reduction of conduction velocity tein, steroids were administered with slight amelioration of (CV) in the nerve conduction studies (NCS) is the main hall- sensory deficits. Due to side effects, this therapy was mark. However, in CIDP focal electrophysiological signs discontinued after several weeks. In the following months, (e.g., conduction blocks), stepwise deterioration and proximal the
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