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Toxic polyneuropathy -- Ethylene oxide

Toxic polyneuropathy -- Ethylene oxide: Introduction

Toxic polyneuropathy -- Ethylene oxide: Exposure to ethylene oxide can cause neuropathy as ethylene oxide 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 -- Ethylene oxide is available below.

Symptoms of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Ethylene oxide

Treatments for Toxic polyneuropathy -- Ethylene oxide

  • 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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Prognosis for Toxic polyneuropathy -- Ethylene oxide

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

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  1. Toxic polyneuropathy -- Ethylene oxide: Introduction
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  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
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