Peripheral Neuropathy

Last updated 30.03.13

 

Index

 

Definition

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Features

-  20% cases hereditary

-  Acute, subacute or chronic

-  Motor, sensory or mixed

 

Causes

-  Often no cause found

-  DM

-  Inflammatory

-  Acute Inflammatory Polyradiculopathy (Guillain-Batte Syndrome)

-  Miller Fisher Variant

-  Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

-  Multifocal Motor Neuropathy with Conduction Block

-  B1 deficiency (Thiamine)

-  B12 deficiency

-  Sarcoidosis

-  Leprosy

-  Heavy metal poisoning

-  Neurotoxic drugs

-  Amiodarone

-  Nitrofurantoin

-  Vasculitis

-  Porphyria

 

Associated S/S

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Ix

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Mx

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References