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peripheral neuropathy

aetiology

aetiology of mononeuritis multiplex

aetiology of absent knee/ankle jerks with an extensor plantar response

  • subacute combined degeneration (SACD - B12 defic)
  • Tabes dorsalis (syphilis)
  • Friedreich's ataxia
  • motor neurone disease (MND)
  • diabetes mellitus
  • conus medullaris lesion

aetiology of a Charcot joint

  • Tabes dorsalis (syphilis)
  • syringomyelia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • rarely:
    • spinal cord lesion - trauma, meningomyelocele, SACD
    • leprosy, yaws
    • congenital neuropathy
    • congenital indifference to pain
    • familial dysautonomia (Riley-Day)
    • repeated intra-articular steroid injection
n_peripheral_neuropathy.txt · Last modified: 2014/04/07 06:26 by gary1