Multifocal Motor Neuropathy (MMN) is a rare form of acquired motor neuropathy that manifests as progressive asymmetric weakness in the absence of sensory deficits. After being described in 1986, the syndrome has a relatively recent nosological history, dating back to
It is estimated that there are 476,000 new cases of Lyme disease in the United States each year. This is over 25 times more reported cases than in the early 1980s. This public health issue easily outpaces other infectious diseases
What is GBS? (GBS) Guillain Barre Syndrome is a rare rapid onset neurological condition in which the body’s immune system attacks peripheral nerve cells, which could lead to paralysis. It affects the arms and legs and the early symptoms include pain and
Gammaplex is a highly purified human intravenous immunoglobulin G (IVIG for short). It is used to prevent infection in primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDs) and prevent bleeding in immune thrombocytopenic purpura. Gammaplex drug is provided as intravenous liquid solutions and is
Gammaked is made from Immunoglobulins (IGs) which are antibodies, naturally made to fight infection. Immune globulin therapy or intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) is a therapy that involves the immune globulin intravenous administration for the treatment of various infectious conditions in adults
What is Parenteral Nutrition (PN)? PN is the medical abbreviation for parenteral nutrition, also known as intravenous nutrition. Nutrition is delivered directly to the body through the veins when a person is unable to obtain adequate nutrition through the digestive tract.
Small fiber neuropathy (SFN) is a condition that involves severe pain attacks, primarily in the hands and feet. It is an aggressively expanding health condition that affected approximately 40 million people in the United States. It occurs when the small
Myasthenia gravis definition says that it is a chronically occurring neuromuscular, autoimmune disorder in which weakness occurs in the skeletal muscles. Autoimmune disorder means that the immune system itself attacks the body's receptors. The associated weakness exacerbates after activity and