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Acquired peripheral neuropathy.
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PMID:  9227950     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article reviews the acquired causes of polyneuropathy other than diabetic and acute-onset neuropathies. The author gives a general method to simplify the diagnosis of chronic polyneuropathy. The acquired polyneuropathies are discussed under four main headings: metabolic disorders, toxic or deficiency states, infections, and immune-mediated. Recent advances in therapy are emphasized, and some illustrative case histories are provided.
C H Chalk
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologic clinics     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0733-8619     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol Clin     Publication Date:  1997 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-09-30     Completed Date:  1997-09-30     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219232     Medline TA:  Neurol Clin     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  501-28     Citation Subset:  IM    
Montréal General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Demyelinating Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology,  therapy
Diagnosis, Differential
Neurologic Examination
Peripheral Nerves / pathology
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*,  therapy
Polyneuropathies / diagnosis,  etiology,  therapy

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