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    Peripheral Neuropathy Conditions

    Peripheral Neuropathy, Peripheral neuropathy can be divided into: Acute peripheral neuropathy - this a neuropathy of sudden, or rapid, onset.

    Diabetic Neuropathy Conditions

    Diabetic Neuropathy, See also separate leaflet called Peripheral Neuropathy . How common is diabetic neuropathy? Diabetic neuropathy is a common complica...

    Autonomic Neuropathy Professional

    Autonomic Neuropathy, Causes linked with systemic diseases include: Diabetic autonomic neuropathies [ 5 ] Alcoholic neuropathy Subacute combined degeneration ...

    Diabetic Neuropathy Professional

    Diabetic Neuropathy, Diabetes may cause polyneuropathy, mononeuropathy, amyotrophy and autonomic neuropathy. Diabetic neuropathy is a common complication of both type 1...

    Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy Professional

    Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy, Synonyms: Leber's optic atrophy, Leber's hereditary optic atrophy, optic atrophy, Leber's optic neuropathy and hereditary op...

    Diabetic Amyotrophy Professional

    Synonyms: Bruns-Garland syndrome, asymmetrical proximal diabetic neuropathy, lumbosacral plexopathy and diabetic lumbosacral radiculoplexus neuropathy Diabetic amyotrophy is a di...

    Optic Atrophy Professional

    Less common causes Hereditary optic neuropathies (eg,  Leber's optic neuropathy ). Toxic optic neuropathies: [ 7 ] Methanol toxicity remains a signi...

    Polyneuropathies Professional

    Three main patterns of polyneuropathy can be distinguished and each has a different differential diagnosis: Acute symmetrical peripheral neuropathy. Chronic symmetrical peripheral ...

    Diabetic Amyotrophy Conditions

    About half of patients also have distal neuropathy, meaning that sensation in the nerves of the lower legs and feet may be separately affected by this condition (which is the most common form of diabe...

    Mononeuropathies Professional

    Pregnancy - associated with carpal tunnel syndrome. [ 1 ] Other generalised neurological conditions - eg, hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies (HNPP), multifocal motor...

    Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Professional

    Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease is a heterogeneous group of inherited peripheral neuropathies in which the neuropathy is the sole or primary component of the disorder. [ 1 ] The ty...

    Diabetic Foot Professional

    An annual incidence of 2.2% was found in a large community survey in the UK and in up to 7.2% in patients with neuropathy. Painful diabetic neuropathy is estimated to affect betwe...

    Neuropathic Joints (Charcot Joints) Professional

    The most common cause is diabetic neuropathy and diabetes is increasing in prevalence. In the upper limb the classical cause is syringomyelia. , Diabetic foot disease Diabetic ne...

    Femoral Nerve Lesion Professional

    Vasculitic neuropathy. Lumbar plexopathies (peripheral neuropathy in the area of the lumbar plexus). Lumbosacral disc syndromes.

    Pes Cavus Professional

    Progressive neurological disorders: Hereditary sensorimotor neuropathies (HSMNs) or Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease . Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathies.

    Prevention of Falls in the Elderly Conditions

    Occasionally it can be due to a lack of fluid in the body (dehydration) or to a condition affecting the nerve supply to blood vessels (autonomic neuropathy). Fainting: this means a loss of...

    POEMS Syndrome Professional

    Synonyms: osteosclerotic myeloma, Crow-Fukase syndrome, Takatsuki syndrome POEMS syndrome is defined as the presence of a peripheral neuropathy, a monoclonal plasma cell disorder, and oth...

    Myopathies Professional

    Congenital hypomyelinating neuropathies. It may be difficult to distinguish myopathy from peripheral neuropathy. The distinguishing clinical features of peripheral neuropathy a...

    Walking Difficulty and Off Legs in Adults Professional

    Full neurological examination looking for pyramidal, extrapyramidal and cerebellar dysfunction, and testing sensation for signs of peripheral neuropathy. See also the separate article on ...

    Waldenström's Macroglobulinaemia Professional

    Waldenström's macroglobulinaemia (WM) is a chronic, indolent, B-cell lymphoproliferative disorder characterised by an IgM monoclonal paraprotein and bone marrow infiltration by lymphoplasmacy...

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