Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jun 08, 2017
  • Author: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Heavy metal poisoning

Period paralyses, usually hypokalemic

Poliomyelitis

Acute porphyric neuropathy

Buckthorn shrub poisoning

Botulism

Collagen vascular diseases

Critical illness polyneuropathy

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection

Diphtheria

EBV virus infection (infectious mononucleosis)

HIV infection

Hypophosphatemia

Lead poisoning

Malingering and conversion reaction

Spinal injury

Tick paralysis and related disorders

Differential Diagnoses