Disease Information for Peripheral neuropathy syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Ataxia is worse at night
Signs & Symptoms
Anorgasmic male
Acroparesthesias Acral Paresthesias
Distal leg weakness
Distal Muscle Weakness
Distal upper extremity weakness
Finger tips/painful/tender
Leg cramps,nocturnal
Leg/lower extremity pains
Loss light-touch discrimination/sensory exam
Multiple Digits Painful
Restless legs
Toe pains
Ankle reflexes absent
Arm distal sensation decrease
Arm vibratory sense decreased
Ataxia
Ataxia is worse at night
Dysesthesias
Gait disturbance/abnormality
Glove/stocking hypesthesia
High pain threshold
Hot/Cold reversal dysesthesia
Hyperalgia/pain extremities/local
Hypesthesia
Leg reflexes, bilateral decrease
Motor and sensory neuropathy/Polyneuropathy signs
Paresthesias
Poor coordination legs/feet
Romberg sign positive
Sensory Ataxia
Staggering Gait
Symmetric Polyneuropathy
Unable to tandem walk/straight line
Anorgasmia/Orgasm Dysfunction
Anorgasmic Female
Distal Hyperlaxity
Foot Pain
Midfoot pain
Plantar Heel Pain
Weakness
Clinical Presentation & Variations
AIDS with Neurologic Manifestations
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Excess alcohol habit
Patient/Pellagra/niacin deficiency
Patient/Porphyria, acute intermittant/AIP
Patient/Acromegaly
Patient/Dialysis shunt/hemodialysis
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Male
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
EMG/Abnormal findings
EMG/NCA Low amplitude
EMG/NCS Abnormal NC Time
EMG/NCS Slowing
Nerve Conduction Study Abnormal ENG
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Buergers/thromboangiitis obliterans
Combined system disease/B12 deficiency
Guillain-Barre syndrome
Myeloradiculopathy
Posterior column disease/cord
Radicular neuropathy
Tarsal tunnel syndrome
Thiamin deficiency/dementia
Associated Disease & Complications
Cellulitis, leg/ankles
Polyneuritis
Raynaud's syndrome
Restless legs syndrome
Ataxia Disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
CLASS/Peripheral nerve disease (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Acquired Neuropathy
Pathophysiology/Delayed nerve conduction velocity
Process
PROCESS/Paraneoplastic disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
A 43 44 PERIPHERAL NERVE DISORDERS, Disorder of the peripheral nervous system, Disorder of the peripheral nervous system (disorder), DISORDERS OF THE PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, Nerve Disease Peripheral, Nerve Diseases Peripheral, Neuropathy Peripheral, PERIPHERAL NERVE DIS, Peripheral Nerve Disease, Peripheral nerve disease (disorder), Peripheral Nerve Diseases, Peripheral nerve disorder, PERIPHERAL NERVE DISORDERS, Peripheral nervous sys dis, PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DIS, Peripheral Nervous System Disease, Peripheral nervous system disease or syndrome, Peripheral Nervous System Diseases, Peripheral Nervous System Diseases and Syndromes, peripheral nervous system disorder, Peripheral nervous system disorder (disorder), Peripheral nervous system disorders, Peripheral nervous system disorders (disorder), peripheral neuropathic, Peripheral neuropathies, peripheral neuropathy, PN Peripheral neuropathy, PNS (Peripheral Nervous System) Diseases, PNS DIS, PNS Disease, PNS Diseases, PNS disorder, PNS PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DIS, SECTION A 4 DISORDERS OF THE PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, Synonym/Polyneuritis, Synonym/Polyneuropathy
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Tapentadol (Nucynta )
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Biopsy
Definition

Peripheral neuritis same as polyneuritis; peripheral neuropathy; Multiple Peripheral Neuritis; Peripheral Neuritis; Polyneuritis, Peripheral; Polyneuropathy, Peripheral; The peripheral nervous system consists of all the motor and sensory nerves that connect the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body (ie, the nerves outside the central nervous system); The symptoms and physical findings associated with peripheral neuropathies may be extremely complex and vary greatly from case to case; Common findings associated with peripheral neuropathy may include muscle weakness; pain; numbness; redness; and/or burning or tingling sensations in the affected areas, especially the arms and legs (extremities); with symptoms and signs of many nerves simultaneously (polyneuropathy, polyneuritis, or multiple peripheral neuritis); There are many different causes of peripheral neuropathy including trauma, fracture, penetrating injuries, and/or an underlying disease process-------[NORD]-------------

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