Peripheral Neuropathy

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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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