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An Expert Review of Case Challenges in Diagnosing Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

  • Authors: David R Cornblath, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 8/16/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 8/16/2023, 11:59 PM EST
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for neurologists, orthopedists and orthopedic surgeons, and primary care providers. 

The goal of this activity is to increase the ability of learners to recognize CIDP.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Necessary tests to diagnose CIDP
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Accurately diagnosing CIDP


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  • David R. Cornblath, MD

    Professor of Neurology
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, Maryland


    Participation by Dr David R. Cornblath does not constitute or imply endorsement by the Johns Hopkins University or the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System.

    David R Cornblath, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: AlgoTherapeutix; Amgen, Inc.; Annexon Biosciences; Boehringer Ingelheim; Cigna Health Management, Inc.; Grifols S.A.; Hansa Medical AB; Johnson & Johnson; Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation; Nervosave; Nura Bio; Octapharma AG; Pfizer, Inc.; Pharnext SAS; PledPharma AB; Roche SAB: Sinomab; Seagen Inc., formerly Seattle Genetics Inc.; Valenzabio
    Royalties from: AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical, LP; Genentech Inc.; Levicept Inc.; Seagen Inc., formerly Seattle Genetics Inc.; Merrimack Pharmaceuticals; Total Neuropathy Score©
    Stock options from: AlgoTherapeutix; Nervosave


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    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


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  • Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


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An Expert Review of Case Challenges in Diagnosing Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

Authors: David R Cornblath, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 8/16/2022

Valid for credit through: 8/16/2023, 11:59 PM EST


Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is to increase the ability of learners to recognize CIDP.

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.

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