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Compliance with Ethical Standards
: The study was registered in the German clinical trial registry (DRKS-ID 00005253) and approved by the local ethics committees (Tübingen 702/2015BO2, Basel 2014-230, and Jena 3663-01/13). Written informed consent to study participation was obtained from all patients.
: T.W.R. received travel and accommodation costs from Baxalta for a symposium on multifocal motor neuropathy and once from Merz for a botulinum toxin class, both unrelated to this work. A.G. received reimbursement for travel and accommodation costs from Pfizer for a polyneuropathy symposium. F.H. received reimbursement for travel and accommodation costs from Bayer AG. MK reports nonfinancial support from Biogen, personal fees from Roche, grants, personal fees and nonfinancial support from Novartis, and personal fees from Genzyme. H. L. reports grants from German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and grants from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft during the conduct of the study, personal fees and other from UCB, personal fees from Desitin, personal fees and other from BioMarin, personal fees and other from Telethon, personal fees and other from Eisai, and grants, personal fees, and other from Bial, outside the submitted work. There are no conflicts of interest.