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Dr. Jabari of the University of Kansas Medical Center has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
May. 21, 2021
Diabetic amyotrophy is a motor neuropathy affecting the lumbosacral plexus, causing unilateral pain of the thigh and buttock followed by weakness and atrophy of those muscles. It typically occurs in older patients with type 2 diabetes and is believed to be due to an immune-mediated microvasculitis causing ischemic injury.
Aug. 23, 2020
Autonomic neuropathy has numerous causes, some of them common, such as diabetic autonomic neuropathy, and others rare, such as Fabry disease, but all
Jul. 07, 2020
Asymptomatic hyperCKemia indicates a finding of persistent and abnormally high serum levels of creatine kinase (CK) in an asymptomatic person, whether or not the etiology has been found. An increased serum CK level is taken to mean that the integrity of the skeletal muscle membrane has been affected; an increased serum CK level is also a hallmark of muscle disease, either hereditary or acquired. Statin use is probably the most common cause of asymptomatic hyperCKemia.
Jun. 05, 2020