Reply To: CIDP EMG/NCV shows no demylenation

May 13, 2012 at 1:40 pm

There are 2 scenarios that I can think of.

1) The 1st EMG/NCV was botched either by error or environmental factors (I believe being in a cold room can affect the results).

2) You had very slight demyelination & your treatment regimine allowed the squamous cells to do their job & repair your myelin. It may have been such slight demyelination that it won’t show up on an EMG now.

My daughter had very slight demyelination on her 1st EMG. It was MUCH better on the 2nd & by the time she had the 3rd it was almost gone. She hasn’t had one in years but I would be willing to bet she no longer has any.