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  • Updated 04.07.2024
  • Released 02.06.2002
  • Expires For CME 04.07.2027

Chronic autonomic neuropathies



The authors review the clinical presentation, diagnosis, pathogenesis, and management of chronic autonomic neuropathies. Autonomic neuropathies are acquired or inherited diseases resulting from a disturbance of the peripheral autonomic nervous system. New treatments have emerged for hereditary neuropathies that are associated with autonomic dysfunction including hereditary transthyretin neuropathy.

Historical note and terminology

Chronic autonomic neuropathy is an inclusive term used to describe diseases resulting from distinct etiologies, but that have in common pathology of the peripheral autonomic nervous system.

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