What is the definition of Chronic Demyelinizing Neuropathy with IgM Monoclonal?
Chronic demyelinizing neuropathy with IgM (immunoglobin M) monoclonal is a clonal plasma cell disorder characterized by the presence of immunoglobulin M in which an individual experiences progressive damage to the myelin sheath that damages the underlying nerves.
What are the symptoms for Chronic Demyelinizing Neuropathy with IgM Monoclonal?
The main symptom of chronic demyelinizing neuropathy with IgM is peripheral nerve damage that affects motor functions.
What are the current treatments for Chronic Demyelinizing Neuropathy with IgM Monoclonal?
There is currently no definitive or fully effective treatment for chronic demyelinizing neuropathy with IgM. Treatment for this disease is focused on alleviating symptoms and includes intravenous human immunoglobulin (IVIG), plasma exchange (plasmapheresis), fludarabine, rituximab, and prednisone.