Table 2

 Final diagnosis in patients who initially had a diagnosis of chronic idiopathic axonal polyneuropathy

CIAP, chronic idiopathic axonal polyneuropathy; CMT, Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease.
Drug induced neuropathy
Diabetes mellitus
Renal failure
Carcinoma; paraneoplastic syndrome
Rheumatoid arthritis
Sjögren’s syndrome
Vitamin B-12 deficiency (n = 2)
Hereditary sensory neuropathy
Too young (CMT-2?)
Multiple system atrophy
Carpal tunnel syndrome; both sides
CMT-2 (n = 4)
Sensory neuropathy, no CIAP
Cervical spondylitic myelopathy
Painful legs and moving toes syndrome
No CIAP (recovery after losing weight)
No CIAP (recovery after prednisone)