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Motor neuropathies

This section deals with the clinical condition motor neuropathies, listing the relevant immunological tests, together with a short explanation of their use.

Relevant immunological tests: IgM antibodies to ganglioside GM1

Anti-ganglioside GM1 antibodies are present in 80% of patients with pure motor weakness with evidence of multifocal conduction block.

Low titre anti-ganglioside antibodies are present in some sensori-motor neuropathies, SLE, other autoimmune disease and normal controls.


(Last updated October 9th 2014)