Peripheral Neuropathies

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Clinical evaluation of peripheral neuropathies
Critical illness myopathy and polyneuropathy
Diabetic neuropathies
Idiopathic sensory and sensorimotor neuropathies
Lyme disease: controversial issues
Neuromuscular pathology: overview
Nutrition-related peripheral neuropathies
Small fiber neuropathies
Toxic peripheral neuropathies

Hereditary Polyneuropathies

Adrenoleukodystrophy
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1B
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type X
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: CMT2, CMT4, and others
Familial dysautonomia
Gaucher disease
Hereditary neuropathy with predisposition to pressure palsy
Leukodystrophies
Neuroacanthocytosis
Primary systemic amyloidosis: neurologic complications

Acquired Polyneuropathies

Copper deficiency myeloneuropathy
Diabetic amyotrophy
Diabetic neuropathies
Hypothyroidism
Paraneoplastic sensory neuronopathy
Uremic neuropathy

Nerve, Root & Plexus Disorders

Bell palsy
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Cervical disc disease
Femoral neuropathy
Herpes zoster oticus
Lumbar disc disease
Median neuropathy
Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome
Multiple cranial neuropathies
Nerve plexus metastases
Neurofibromatosis 1
Neurofibromatosis 2
Neurolymphomatosis
Peripheral nerve injuries
Peroneal neuropathy
Radial neuropathy
Radiation plexopathy
Sciatic neuropathy
Spinal accessory neuropathy
Suprascapular neuropathy
Systemic small-vessel vasculitis
Tibial nerve injuries
Traumatic cranial neuropathy

Immune-Mediated Neuropathies

Acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
Acute motor axonal neuropathy
Acute pandysautonomia
Bell palsy
Brachial neuritis
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis
Motor and multifocal motor neuropathies
Neuropathies associated with cryoglobulinemia
Neuropathies associated with monoclonal gammopathies
POEMS syndrome
Polyneuropathy associated with anti-MAG IgM antibodies
Polyneuropathy associated with antisulfatide antibodies
Sarcoid neuropathy
Sensory neuropathies associated with anti-GD1b ganglioside antibodies
Sjogren syndrome: neurologic complications
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Systemic small-vessel vasculitis
Vasculitic neuropathies

Neuropathies Associated with Infectious Disorders

Diphtheritic neuropathy
Herpes zoster oticus
Infant botulism
Lyme disease
Neuropathies associated with cytomegalovirus infection
Neuropathy associated with leprosy
Neurosyphilis
Peripheral nerve complications of HIV-1 infection
Tetanus
Tick paralysis
Varicella-zoster virus infections of the nervous system
Whipple disease

Autonomic Neuropathies

Acute autonomic neuropathies
Acute pandysautonomia
Autonomic dysfunction in sleep disorders
Autonomic neuropathy: treatment
Chronic autonomic neuropathies
Familial dysautonomia
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
Pure autonomic failure
Sjogren syndrome: neurologic complications

Externally-Induced Neuropathies

Drug-induced neurologic disorders
Arsenic neuropathy
Chemotherapy-induced neuropathies
Perhexiline maleate neuropathy
Gold neurotoxicity
Organophosphate neuropathy
Disulfiram neuropathy
Drug-induced neurologic disorders
Taxane neuropathy
Mercury neuropathy
Nucleoside analogue neuropathies
Thallium neuropathy
Carbon disulfide neuropathy
Lead neuropathy
Drug-induced neuropathies
Acrylamide neuropathy
Amiodarone neuropathy
Antibiotic-induced neuropathy
Hexacarbon neuropathy

Tests & Treatment Information

Autonomic neuropathy: treatment
Duloxetine
Neuropathic pain: treatment
Peripheral neuropathies: treatment with neurotrophic factors
Pregabalin
Rehabilitation of peripheral nerve diseases
Ziconotide

Related Topics

Copper deficiency myeloneuropathy
Diabetic amyotrophy
Diabetic neuropathies
Hypothyroidism
Paraneoplastic sensory neuronopathy
Uremic neuropathy

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New approach for treating neuropathic pain
May 04, 2018
Research groups discover novel therapeutic that appears to interrupt the signaling cascades in the body required for multiple forms of neuropathic pain.
Hormone imbalance may explain higher diabetes rates in sleep-deprived men
Mar 19, 2018
Studies have found biological reason for relationship between insufficient sleep and the development of insulin resistance in men.
Study suggests risk of ALS increases with more exposure to diesel exhaust
Feb 27, 2018
People who are frequently exposed to diesel exhaust while on the job may have a higher risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and that risk may increase with greater exposure.
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Carpal tunnel syndrome
Diabetic neuropathy
Neuropatía periférica (Spanish)
Peripheral neuropathy
Síndrome del túnel carpiano (Spanish)

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