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Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I

Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I: Introduction

Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I: Type I hereditary sensory neuropathy is an inherited condition characterized by progressive degeneration of the nervous system which manifests primarily as loss of sensation in the hands and feet. The sensory loss is worse in the feet and legs than the hands and arms. Muscle wasting and weakness of variable severity tends to occur after sensory loss. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I is available below.

Symptoms of Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I

  • Loss of sensation in hands
  • Loss of sensation in arms
  • Loss of sensation in feet
  • Loss of sensation in legs
  • Sweating abnormalities in hands
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I

  • Orthotics for foot drop
  • Appropriate foot care (e.g. well fitting shoes) to minimize injury to the feet
  • Prompt detection and treatment of any wounds or injuries to limbs
  • Wound infections may require antibiotics
  • Arthrodesis for charcot joints
  • more treatments...»

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Prognosis for Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I

Prognosis for Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I: The prognosis can be significantly improved by detecting and treating any injuries promptly to prevent complications. Wheelchair use may be required during old age in some patients. Hearing impairment, if it does develop, tends to occur later in middle or late stages of adulthood. The condition progresses relatively slowly and life expectancy is not affected if complications are avoided.

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  1. Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I: Introduction
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  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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