Last reviewed: November 2017
Last updated: November  2017

Summary

Differentials

Common

  • Diabetes mellitus

Uncommon

  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Cauda equina syndrome
  • Mononeuritis multiplex (vasculitic neuropathy)
  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Acromegaly
  • HIV
  • Hepatitis C
  • Diphtheria
  • Leprosy
  • Sjogren's syndrome
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Monoclonal gammopathy
  • Amyloidosis
  • Chronic renal failure
  • Paraneoplastic polyneuropathy
  • Thiamine deficiency
  • Pyridoxine deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Lyme disease
  • Vitamin E deficiency
  • Copper deficiency
  • Toxin/drug induced
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathy
  • Acute intermittent porphyria
  • Adrenomyeloneuropathy
  • Mitochondrial neuropathy
  • Fabry's disease
  • Refsum's disease
  • Tangier's disease
  • Idiopathic polyneuropathy
  • Critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy

Contributors

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Jeffrey W. Ralph

Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology

University of California

San Francisco

CA

Disclosures

JWR declares that he has no competing interests.

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Professor

Neurology and Neurological Sciences

Stanford University

Stanford

CA

Disclosures

YS is an author of a reference cited in this monograph.

Consultant Neurologist

Chief of Service

Neurosciences/Head and Neck Directorate

Imperial Healthcare Trust

Charing Cross Hospital

London

UK

Disclosures

RS declares that he has no competing interests.

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