Because CIDP has symptoms similar to other conditions like GBS, MS, ALS, it is often misdiagnosed. In order for your doctor to provide you with a valid CIDP diagnosis, your symptoms need to be present (...)

Guillain-Barré syndrome

Guillain-Barré syndrome is a disorder in which the body's immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord, causing weakness in the neck, arms, and legs, and in muscles controlling speech, swallowing, (...)

Autoimmune disease

A disease in which the body's immune system attacks healthy cells

Peripheral nerves

The portion of the nervous system that is outside the brain and spinal cord