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 amyloid polyneuropathy
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

Organophosphate neuropathy
Arsenic neuropathy
Chemotherapy-induced neuropathies
Amiodarone neuropathy
Mercury neuropathy
Perhexiline maleate neuropathy
Gold neurotoxicity
Drug-induced neuropathies
Drug-induced neurologic disorders
Antibiotic-induced neuropathy
Taxane neuropathy
Nucleoside analogue neuropathies
Disulfiram neuropathy
Carbon disulfide neuropathy
Thallium neuropathy
Lead neuropathy
Acrylamide 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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Carpal tunnel syndrome
Diabetic neuropathy
Neuropatía periférica (Spanish)
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Síndrome del túnel carpiano (Spanish)

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Inching studies in carpal tunnel syndrome diagram
Palmar nerve conduction studies in carpal tunnel syndrome diagram
Peroneal nerve anatomy, deep branch diagram
Peroneal nerve anatomy, superficial branch diagram
Structure of myelin protein zero diagram
Tomacula in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1B (immunohistochemical appearance)
Immunohistochemical appearance of tomacula in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
Tomacula in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1B (light microscopical appearance)