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Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy is a topic covered in the 5-Minute Emergency Consult.

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Basics

Description

Peripheral neuropathy is a general term for peripheral nerve disorders that may affect motor, sensory, or vasomotor nerve fibers and presents with marked muscle weakness, atrophy pain and numbness

Etiology

Variable, depending on presentation of symptoms; refer to Differential Diagnosis

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Citation

Rosen, Peter, et al., editors. "Peripheral Neuropathy." 5-Minute Emergency Consult, 5th ed., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2016. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/5-Minute_Emergency_Consult/307648/all/Peripheral_Neuropathy.
Peripheral Neuropathy. In: Rosen P, Shayne P, Barkin AZ, et al, eds. 5-Minute Emergency Consult. 5th ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2016. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/5-Minute_Emergency_Consult/307648/all/Peripheral_Neuropathy. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Peripheral Neuropathy. (2016). In Rosen, P., Shayne, P., Barkin, A. Z., Wolfe, R. E., Hayden, S. R., Barkin, R. M., & Schaider, J. J. (Eds.), 5-Minute Emergency Consult. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/5-Minute_Emergency_Consult/307648/all/Peripheral_Neuropathy
Peripheral Neuropathy [Internet]. In: Rosen P, Shayne P, Barkin AZ, Wolfe RE, Hayden SR, Barkin RM, Schaider JJ, editors. 5-Minute Emergency Consult. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2016. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/5-Minute_Emergency_Consult/307648/all/Peripheral_Neuropathy.
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