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Causes of Polyneuropathy

Causes of Polyneuropathy

Polyneuropathy has many causes, including infections, autoimmune diseases, chemical or drug toxicity, certain medications, and cancer that invades the nerves. Poorly controlled diabetes is a common cause of chronic polyneuropathy.

Polyneuropathy: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Polyneuropathy, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Polyneuropathy:

Polyneuropathy: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Polyneuropathy: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Polyneuropathy as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Polyneuropathy as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Polyneuropathy. Our database lists the following as having Polyneuropathy as a complication of that condition:

Polyneuropathy as a symptom:

Conditions listing Polyneuropathy as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Polyneuropathy. Our database lists the following as having Polyneuropathy as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Polyneuropathy:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Polyneuropathy as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Related information on causes of Polyneuropathy:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Polyneuropathy may be found in:


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