Treatment of mononeuropathy multiplex in hepatitis C virus and cryoglobulinemia

S. N. Scelsa, S. Herskovitz, B. Reichler

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Recent reports advocate α-interferon (α-Ifn) treatment for mononeuropathy multiplex in hepatitis C virus-associated cryoglobulinemia. We report 2 patients with this disorder to describe two underrecognized treatment outcomes - worsening of polyneuropathy with initiation of α-Ifn, in the absence of immunosuppression, and deterioration of liver function with prednisone, despite improvement of polyneuropathy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1526-1529
Number of pages4
JournalMuscle and Nerve
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • Alpha-interferon
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Hepatitis C virus
  • Mononeuropathy multiplex
  • Polyneuropathy


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