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[Diabetic Neuropathies: Clinical sub-Types, Early Detection, and Asking Help from Neurologist].
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23032497     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In diabetes mellitus, it is expected to see a common, mainly sensitive, distal symmetrical polyneuropathy (DPN) involving a large proportion of diabetic patients according to known risk factors. Several other diabetic peripheral neuropathies are recognized, such as dysautonomia and multifocal neuropathies including lumbosacral radiculoplexus and oculomotor palsies. In this review, general aspects of DPN and other diabetic neuropathies are examined, and it is discussed why and how the general practionner has to perform a yearly examination. At the present time, some consensuses emerge to ask help from neurologist when faced to other forms of peripheral neuropathies than distal symmetrical DPN.
Authors:
T Kuntzer; F Medlin; B Burnand; J-Y Camain
Publication Detail:
Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Praxis     Volume:  101     ISSN:  1661-8157     ISO Abbreviation:  Praxis (Bern 1994)     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101468093     Medline TA:  Praxis (Bern 1994)     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  ger     Pagination:  1315-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Unité nerf-muscle, département des neurosciences cliniques, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois et Université de Lausanne.
Vernacular Title:
Diabetische Neuropathien: Klinische Manifestationsformen, Früherkennung und Zuweisung zu einem Neurologen.
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