Sarcoidosis May Cause Neuropathy

Researchers from Chiba University in Japan have found that peripheral neuropathy can be a rare manifestation of sarcoidosis, which is a disease of unknown cause that leads to inflammation. Normally, your immune system defends your body against foreign or harmful substances. These cells release chemicals that recruit other cells to isolate and destroy the harmful […]

Mycophenolate mofetil as adjunctive therapy

Multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) is an immune-mediated disorder characterized by slowly progressive asymmetrical limb weakness. Immunoglobulins (IVIg) remains the primary, FDA-approved, means to treat the condition. Anecdotal evidence suggests that immunosuppressive drugs as adjunctive therapy may be beneficial. Safety and efficacy of mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept) as adjunctive therapy for MMN patients receiving IVIg maintenance treatment […]