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What is Alcoholic polyneuropathy?

What is Alcoholic polyneuropathy?

  • Alcoholic polyneuropathy: A condition where damage to many peripheral nerves throughout the body results from excessive alcohol consumption. The sensory nerves tend to be affected more than the motor nerves and the legs are usually more affected than the arms.

Alcoholic polyneuropathy: Introduction

Types of Alcoholic polyneuropathy:

Broader types of Alcoholic polyneuropathy:

How serious is Alcoholic polyneuropathy?

Prognosis of Alcoholic polyneuropathy: Varies depending on the severity of the condition, adherence to treatment plan and presence of other conditions. Recovery is not a quick process and can take months.

What causes Alcoholic polyneuropathy?

Causes of Alcoholic polyneuropathy: see causes of Alcoholic polyneuropathy

What are the symptoms of Alcoholic polyneuropathy?

Symptoms of Alcoholic polyneuropathy: see symptoms of Alcoholic polyneuropathy

Alcoholic polyneuropathy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Alcoholic polyneuropathy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Alcoholic polyneuropathy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Alcoholic polyneuropathy: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Alcoholic polyneuropathy.
Treatments for Alcoholic polyneuropathy: see treatments for Alcoholic polyneuropathy
Research for Alcoholic polyneuropathy: see research for Alcoholic polyneuropathy

Name of Alcoholic polyneuropathy

Main name of condition: Alcoholic polyneuropathy


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