This is an acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (AIDP). It typically comes on several weeks after viral infection, usually, GI or URTI (also sometimes flu vaccine [controversial]). HIV is also known to be a cause. In up to 40% of cases, no precipitating factor can be found. Epidemiology 1-2 per 100 000 In 40% of cases, no cause is found
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Emmerdale's Charlie Hardwick says playing Val Pollard has given her a chance to educate people about HIV.
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