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Relapsing corticosteroid-dependent polyneuritis
  1. W. B. Matthews1,
  2. D. A. Howell,
  3. R. C. Hughes2
  1. Derbyshire Royal Infirmary

    Abstract

    Three patients are described with chronic polyneuritis of unknown cause in whom a state of corticosteroid dependence developed. A fatal relapse occurred in one patient. No clinical, electrophysiological, or pathological features were found from which it would have been possible to predict this form of response to treatment.

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    • 1 Present address: the Manchester Royal Infirmary.

    • 2 Present address: Newcastle General Hospital.

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