Table 1 Characteristics of patients with HCV neuropathy

CharacteristicsNo inflammatory lesion, n = 4Perivascular infiltrates, n = 8Lymphocytic vasculitis, n = 9Leukocytoclastic angiitis, n = 3Necrotizing arteritis, n = 6
HCV = hepatitis C virus; DPN = distal polyneuropathy; CIDP = chronic inflammatory demyelinating neuropathy; MM = mononeuropathy multiplex.
Type of neuropathyDPN: 4DPN: 7DPN: 6DPN: 2DPN: 6
CIDP: 1CIDP: 1MM: 1
MM: 2
Pain, no. (%)2/4 (50)2/8 (25)6/9 (66)3/3 (100)5/6 (83)
Cryoglobulinemia, no. (%)2/4 (50)2/8 (25)6/9 (66)3/3 (100)6/6 (100)