Multifocal Motor Neuropathy With Conduction Blocks Questions & Answers

Updated: Nov 12, 2018
  • Author: Sasa Zivkovic, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

What is the pathophysiology of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

What is the prevalence of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

What is the mortality and morbidity associated with multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Which patient groups have the highest prevalence of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

What are the clinical and electrodiagnostic criteria for definite multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

What are the clinical and electrodiagnostic criteria for probable multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

What are the supportive criteria for multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

What are the criteria for exclusion of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Which sensory exam findings are characteristic of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

What is the most remarkable physical finding of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Which cranial nerve findings are characteristic of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Which deep tendon reflex findings are characteristic of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Which motor strength findings are characteristic of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Which muscle atrophy findings are characteristic of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Which upper motor neuron signs are characteristic of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Which muscle tone findings are characteristic of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

How does multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block affect coordination and gait?

How are fasciculations and cramping characterized in multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

How prevalent is rash and gynecomastia in multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

What causes multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Workup

What is the role of antibody testing in the workup of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Which creatine kinase (CK) findings are characteristic of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Which CSF analysis results are characteristic of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

What is the role of nerve conduction studies in the workup of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Treatment

How is multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block treated?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

Follow-up

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

When is inpatient care indicated for multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

How are IVIG infusions administered for the treatment of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?

What are the possible complications of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block treatment?

What is the prognosis of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) with conduction block?