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71 Possible Causes for Fecal Incontinence, Overflow Incontinence, Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy

    ., esophageal enteropathy, gastroparesis, constipation, diarrhea, and fecal incontinence) are common, and any section of the GI tract may be affected.[] Abstract To investigate the relationship between diabetic autonomic and peripheral neuropathies, we carried out power spectral analysis (PSA) of heart rate variations and[] These conditions can progress to overflow incontinence and urinary tract infections. Hyperglycemia alone also can cause increased urine production and incontinence.[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    incontinence) dysfunction.[] In some cases, peripheral neuropathy may develop. GBS improves spontaneously, but the recovery period may take from several weeks to more than a year.[] CONSUMERS: Click here for the Consumer Version Peripheral neuropathy is dysfunction of one or more peripheral nerves (the part of a nerve distal to the root and plexus).[]

  • Autonomic Neuropathy

    incontinence and inability to empty your bladder completely, which can lead to urinary tract infections - Sexual difficulties - Difficulty digesting food (gastroparesis),[] incontinence.[] A basic understanding of the nervous system and peripheral neuropathies, chart findings to support a neuropathy, and ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM categorization of peripheral neuropathies[]

  • Paraplegia

    Impotence and various degrees of urinary and fecal incontinence are very common in those affected.[] For example, someone with uncomplicated HSP may have peripheral neuropathy caused by diabetes.[] Retention of Overflow Bladder urine? incontinence? sensation? 7 8. Any bowel involvement? Bowel sensation Bowel Constipation? present or incontinence? absent?[]

  • Myelopathy

    Sphincter disturbances may develop late in the disease course, although fecal or urinary incontinence is unusual. 16 Despite significant advancements in diagnostic modalities[] It is important to get a complete examination and for a qualified health care professional to differentiate a peripheral neuropathy, cauda equina syndrome, and cervical myelopathy[] Background Peripheral neuropathy is a common complication of primary Sjögren syndrome, but central nervous system involvement also occurs and may be the only extraglandular[]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    incontinence may occur occasionally in some patients Depression is common and unrelated to cognitive impairment although it may worsen existing cognitive difficulties Approx[] KEYWORDS: Multiple sclerosis; cisternal enhancement; cranial nerve; peripheral neuropathy[] Faecal incontinence may be due to constipation with overflow, possibly exacerbated by laxative use. Constipation may require the routine use of suppositories or enemas.[]

  • Spinal Cord Compression

    Spinal cord compression usually causes decreased sensation and paralysis of limbs below the level of compression, urinary and fecal incontinence, and/or urinary retention,[] The symptoms of cervical myelopathy can be similar to the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy, cubital tunnel syndrome, or carpal tunnel syndrome.[] Loss of bladder control results in urinary retention, frequent small voids, overflow or incontinence.[]

  • Subacute Transverse Myelitis

    Key points Acute widespread neurologic deterioration, particularly involving urinary and fecal incontinence and para- or tetraparesis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus[] A well-defined truncal sensory level, below which the sensation of pain and temperature is altered or lost, distinguishes myelopathy from cerebral lesions and peripheral neuropathies[] EMG and nerve conduction studies occasionally help to identify a primary peripheral process (e.g., AIDP) or myelopathy associated with concomitant peripheral neuropathy as[]

  • Shy Drager Syndrome

    Syncope, urinary incontinence, impotence, constipation, fecal incontinence, cardiac arrythmias as well as other symptoms occur as a result of widespread pathological changes[] A neurology consult diagnosed MSA with associated peripheral neuropathy.[] Therapy with an anal pacemaker and the beta 1 agonist, prenalterol, cured both bladder and fecal incontinence.[]

  • Myelitis

    incontinence.[] […] carpal tunnel syndrome, mononeuritis multiplex, and autonomic and peripheral neuropathy. 2 - 4 Central nervous system complications of SSc are rare and usually arise secondary[] A common problem in spinal cord injury is difficulty with evacuation of stool, although fecal incontinence can also occur.[]

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