I have a 62 year old male friend who has been diagnosed by many famous clinics and doctors as having cidp or sinepsis(sp?). He is unable to use his right leg and has a floppy foot. Also has gone totally blind in the right eye, even after having a corneal transplant. Could his disease be fungal related?
Hi, Thanks for posting in HCM. I understand your concern. Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) is an acquired immune-mediated inflammatory disorder of the peripheral nervous system. CIDP is closely related to Guillain-Barre syndrome and it is considered the chronic counterpart of that acute disease. It is believed to be due to immune cells, which normally protect the body from foreign infection, starts to attack incorrectly the nerves in the body. Undergoing corneal transplant could be due to some other cause and may not be related to this condition. Hope the information provided would be helpful. All the best.
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