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
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
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis
Herpes zoster oticus
Lumbar disc disease
Median neuropathy
Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome
Multiple cranial neuropathies
Nerve plexus metastases
Neurofibromatosis type 1
Neurofibromatosis type 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
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

Extrenally-Induced Neuropathies

Perhexiline maleate neuropathy
Arsenic neuropathy
Mercury neuropathy
Nucleoside analogue neuropathies
Amiodarone neuropathy
Antibiotic-induced neuropathy
Disulfiram neuropathy
Drug-induced neuropathies
Chemotherapy-induced neuropathies
Organophosphate neuropathy
Carbon disulfide neuropathy
Drug-induced neurologic disorders
Thallium neuropathy
Hexacarbon neuropathy
Lead neuropathy
Gold neurotoxicity
Taxane neuropathy
Acrylamide 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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Body’s own defense against ALS actually drives disease progression at later stages
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Food supplement may be key to treatment of familial dysautonomia
Dec 21, 2016
A new Tel Aviv University study identifies the molecular pathway that leads to neurodegeneration in familial dysautonomia and demonstrates that the supplement phosphatidylserine has the potential to slow progression of the neurodegeneration.
Study finds a key to nerve regeneration
Sep 16, 2016
A study published in The Journal of Neuroscience reports Schwann cells transform themselves to play a much more active and "intelligent" role after injury than previously thought. The authors describe a latent program where Schwann cells become the first responders and initiate many actions that are required for axon regeneration.
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Carpal tunnel syndrome
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Neuropatía periférica (Spanish)
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Síndrome del túnel carpiano (Spanish)

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