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Toxic polyneuropathy -- Carbon disulfide

Toxic polyneuropathy -- Carbon disulfide: Introduction

Toxic polyneuropathy -- Carbon disulfide: Exposure to Carbon disulfide can cause neuropathy as Carbon disulfide is toxic to the peripheral nervous system. This toxin causes mostly sensory or sensorimotor polyneuropathy (which affects sensation) with little or no weakness involved. Symptoms usually start in the outermost parts of the body such as the fingers and toes and moves towards the centre of the body. Due to the fact that any of a large number of toxins or conditions can cause neuropathies, it is very difficult to diagnose the exact cause. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Carbon disulfide is available below.

Symptoms of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Carbon disulfide

Treatments for Toxic polyneuropathy -- Carbon disulfide

  • Avoid further exposure to toxin
  • Treatment of polyneuropathy related to medication or environmental exposure depends upon the causative agent, the duration of exposure, and the severity of symptoms at the time of diagnosis. Treatments include:
    • Cessation of causative agent or removal from continued exposure. In some cases this may result in resolution of symptoms
    • Healthy diet - B group vitamin supplementation may have a role
    • Alcohol cessation or moderation - excessive alcohol consumption may worsen symptoms of neuropathy
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Toxic polyneuropathy -- Carbon disulfide: Complications

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Causes of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Carbon disulfide

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Prognosis for Toxic polyneuropathy -- Carbon disulfide

Prognosis for Toxic polyneuropathy -- Carbon disulfide: If the cause of the polyneuropathy is removed, often a full recovery can be expected.

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  1. Toxic polyneuropathy -- Carbon disulfide: Introduction
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  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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