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Neuropathy: Introduction

Neuropathy: Peripheral neuropathy is the term for damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system, which may be caused either by diseases of the nerve or from the side-effects of systemic illness. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Neuropathy is available below.

Symptoms of Neuropathy

Treatments for Neuropathy

  • No medical treatments now exist that can cure inherited peripheral neuropathy. However, there are therapies for many other forms. Any underlying condition is treated first, followed by symptomatic treatment
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Neuropathy?

Neuropathy: Related Patient Stories

Types of Neuropathy

Curable Types of Neuropathy

Possibly curable types of Neuropathy include:

  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Vitamin B12 defieiciency related neuropathy
  • Thyroid disease related neuropathy
  • Sarcoidosis related neuropathy
  • Amyloidosis related neuropathy
  • Inflammatory neuropathy
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Rare Types of Neuropathy:

Rare types of Neuropathy include:

  • Spinal cord tumours related neuropathy
  • Intracranial aneurysms related neuropathy
  • Lumbosacral radiculoplexopathy
  • Inflammatory neuropathies
  • Malignant nerve root infiltrations related neuropathy
  • Uremic neuropathy
  • more types...»

Neuropathy: Complications

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Causes of Neuropathy

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Disease Topics Related To Neuropathy

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Neuropathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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In-Depth Reports: Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis

Diabetes diagnosis and misdiagnosis (In-Depth Report): Detailed report on diabetes misdiagnoses, rare curable types, and less full report »

Misdiagnosis and Neuropathy

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a more »

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of more »

Underactive thryoid may be misdiagnosed as depression: Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, is an endocrine gland disorder that is more common in women. It can more »

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present in a variety more »

Poorly healing leg rashes a classic sign of chronic disease: Recurring leg rashes, or poorly healing leg rashes, are a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes, particularly of Type 2 diabetes, but also more »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed more »

Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Neuropathy

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Neuropathy: Rare Types

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Latest Treatments for Neuropathy

Neuropathy: Animations

Prognosis for Neuropathy

Prognosis for Neuropathy: Timely treatment of injury can help prevent permanent damage.

Research about Neuropathy

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Statistics for Neuropathy

Neuropathy: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Neuropathy:

Any pathology of the peripheral nerves - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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