To explore the previously undescribed phenomenon of phantom limb generation in patients with severe acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (AIDP).Methods:
Between April 2011 and January 2014, we encountered 3 patients with AIDP in our intensive care unit who experienced features of self-limited supernumerary phantom limbs (SPLs) during their course.Results:
The following case series describes the phenomenon of SPLs in AIDP.Conclusions:
This report aims to raise awareness of the possibility of SPLs in the course of AIDP. The pathophysiology and management strategies for this clinical phenomenon are unknown.