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Unusual peripheral neuropathies. Part III: intrinsic inherited causes.
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PMID:  20941673     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Peripheral neuropathy is common and has many different etiologies. This is the last of three articles that review the less-common causes of peripheral neuropathy. Part III reviews the genetically coded causes of peripheral neuropathy, including those related to amyloidosis, neoplasm, paraproteinemias, as well as autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, and x-linked causes. The extrinsic causes of neuropathy and the reactive or induced causes of neuropathy are covered in separate articles, Part I and Part II, respectively. The brief series reviews unusual causes of neuropathy and describes common presentations and the constellation of clinical findings. The goal is to help the clinician increase the diagnostic yield when sorting out the unusual causes of peripheral neuropathy.
Authors:
Matthew Grantz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in neurology     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1098-9021     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Neurol     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8111343     Medline TA:  Semin Neurol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  405-15     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© Thieme Medical Publishers.
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA. Matthew.Grantz@hsc.utah.edu
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