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Peripheral neuropathy (mononeuropathy)

Peripheral neuropathy (mononeuropathy) is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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  • Nerve entrapment or compression
  • Less often systemic disease, eg, diabetes mellitus, amyloidosis, rheumatoid arthritis, lead poisoning
  • Peripheral nerve tumor (rare except in neurofibromatosis)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Ulnar entrapment, eg, cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Radial nerve palsy (wrist drop)
  • Femoral neuropathy
  • Meralgia paresthetica
  • Sciatica
  • Common peroneal nerve palsy
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome

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Last updated: December 1, 2014


Zeiger, Roni F.. "Peripheral Neuropathy (mononeuropathy)." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114835/all/Peripheral_neuropathy__mononeuropathy_.
Zeiger RF. Peripheral neuropathy (mononeuropathy). Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114835/all/Peripheral_neuropathy__mononeuropathy_. Accessed April 25, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Peripheral neuropathy (mononeuropathy). In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114835/all/Peripheral_neuropathy__mononeuropathy_
Zeiger RF. Peripheral Neuropathy (mononeuropathy) [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114835/all/Peripheral_neuropathy__mononeuropathy_.
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