Treatment of acute idiopathic polyradiculoneuritis with intravenous human immunoglobulin therapy

Emily Hooper
Monday, November 2, 2020

The patient was presented to a veterinary hospital with acute progressive onset of non-ambulatory tetraparesis. An appropriate diagnosis of acute idiopathic polyradiculoneuritis was made and suitable supportive nursing care implemented. The patient was later diagnosed with pneumonia as a consequence of prolonged recumbency, requiring further nursing interventions. Treatment with intravenous human immunoglobulin therapy was subsequently initiated and the patient improved but was sadly later euthanased.

Table 1. Neurology terminology and definitions
Table 1. Neurology terminology and definitions

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