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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Neuropathy

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Neuropathy includes:

Neuropathy as a complication:

Other conditions that might have Neuropathy as a complication might be potential underlying conditions. The list of conditions listing Neuropathy as a complication includes:

Neuropathy as a symptom:

Conditions listing Neuropathy as a symptom may also be potential underlying conditions.

For a more detailed analysis of Neuropathy as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Neuropathy.

Discussion of underlying conditions of Neuropathy:

About 60 to 70 percent of people with diabetes have mild to severe forms of nervous system damage (which often includes impaired sensation or pain in the feet or hands, slowed digestion of food in the stomach, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other nerve problems). (Source: excerpt from Diabetes Statistics in the United States: NIDDK)

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Neuropathy, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Neuropathy. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Neuropathy. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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