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Table 1 Clinical scoring systems in Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

From: Measuring disease activity and predicting response to intravenous immunoglobulin in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy

Clinical scoring system First published Range Examines Scored by
MRC Muscle Sum Score Kleyweg et al., 1991 [4] 0–60 Strength (0–5) in six muscles (both sides):  - Deltoid  - Biceps  - Wrist extensors  - Iliopsoas  - Quadriceps  - Tibialis anterior Examiner
INCAT Overall Disability Sum score Merkies et al., 2002 [5] 0–12 Upper and lower limb functional questionnaire Patient
Adjusted INCAT Identical to INCAT disability score but changes in upper limb function from 0 (normal) to 1 (minor symptoms) excluded.
INCAT sensory subscore Merkies et al., 2000 [8] 0–20 Sensory modalities in upper and lower limb areas and 2-point discrimination at index finger Examiner
Overall Neuropathy Limitations Scale Graham et al., 2006 [7] 0–12 Modified ODSS which also includes question regarding running or climbing stairs Patient
Rasch-built Overall Disability Scale Van Nes et al., 2011 [6] 0–24 Upper and lower limb functional questionnaire; score of 0–2 in 12 activities eg. washing, climbing stairs Patient
  1. Abbreviations: MRC Medical Research Council, INCAT Inflammatory Neuropathy Cause and Treatment, ONLS Overall Neuropathy Limitations Scale