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Improvement of a CIDP associated with hepatitis C virus infection using antiviral therapy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15249636     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 57-year-old man with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy associated with hepatitis C virus infection was treated successfully with the combination of peginterferon-alpha-2b and ribavirin. Viral eradication was confirmed during the 4th week of treatment and was followed 3 weeks later by neurologic improvement. The patient resumed normal activity 1 year after the therapy was completed.
Authors:
P Corcia; D Barbereau; A M Guennoc; B de Toffol; Y Bacq
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  63     ISSN:  1526-632X     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurology     Publication Date:  2004 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-07-13     Completed Date:  2004-12-21     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  179-80     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, CHRU Bretonneau, Tours, France. corcia@med.univ-tours.fr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antiviral Agents / therapeutic use*
Drug Therapy, Combination
Hepatitis C, Chronic / complications,  diagnosis,  drug therapy*
Humans
Interferon Alfa-2b / therapeutic use*
Male
Middle Aged
Polyethylene Glycols
Polyradiculoneuropathy, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating / drug therapy*,  etiology
Remission Induction
Ribavirin / therapeutic use*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antiviral Agents; 0/Polyethylene Glycols; 0/peginterferon alfa-2b; 36791-04-5/Ribavirin; 99210-65-8/Interferon Alfa-2b

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