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310 Possible Causes for Herpes Zoster, Progressive Polyneuropathy

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Murray and Louise Emilsson, Increased risk of herpes zoster in patients with coeliac disease – nationwide cohort study, Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 10.1177/1403494817714713[dx.doi.org]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    We report a fatal case of severe chronic progressive axonal polyradiculoneuropathy in association with this antibody.[doi.org] […] virus (VZV) in the sensory ganglia and subsequent attacks of herpes zoster Pancreatic tumors can release several lipases and lithic enzymes into the bloodstream, leading[emedicine.medscape.com] It is usually a distal sensorimotor polyneuropathy that causes mild motor weakness, sensory loss, and absent distal reflexes.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    […] to multiple myeloma The initial presentation occasionally is a polyneuropathy when it is part of a POEMS syndrome (mostly the sclerotic form).[radiopaedia.org] zoster). are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.[darzalex.com] Trial-ineligibility was determined by presence of at least one of the common exclusion criteria: heart/renal failure, liver/renal diseases, polyneuropathy, HIV positivity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

    Neuropathy is typically slowly progressive, distal, symmetrical, and sensorimotor.[emedicine.medscape.com] All patients received herpes zoster and Pneumoncystis carinii pneumonia prophylaxis.[doi.org] There was also some evidence of a positive association between herpes zoster and WM (RR, 2.30; 95% CI, 0.95–5.58).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Occult Malignancy

    To determine whether there is an increased frequency of malignancy subsequent to the diagnosis of herpes zoster, we studied fifty outpatients with herpes zoster and compared[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Of these cases, 25 had herpes zoster.[bjgp.org] Abstract Herpes zoster and malignancy have both been associated with conditions of immune suppression.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vasculitis

    Neuropathy Sensory or Sensory-Motor General patterns Mononeuritis multiplex (13%) Asymmetric polyneuropathy (85%) Distal symmetric polyneuropathy (2%) More slowly progressive[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] Varicella zoster virus (VZV) vasculopathy was initially described as herpes zoster ophthalmicus with contralateral hemiplegia in 1896.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Trigeminovascular neurons and the arteritis complicating herpes zoster ophthalmicus. Neurology . 1985 Mar. 35(3):444. [Medline] . F G. Joseph, N J. Scolding.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy

    Ms Q is a 52-year-old woman who has had progressive polyneuropathy in the setting of diabetes for the past 8 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Incidence of herpes zoster and persistent post-zoster pain in adults with or without diabetes. Open. Forum. Infect. Dis. 1(2), 49 (2014).[openaccessjournals.com] […] extremities and by flaccid paralysis. progressive hypertrophic polyneuropathy Déjérine-Sottas disease.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Guillain-Barré syndrome is a rare condition in pregnancy which is characterised by symmetrical progressive ascending polyneuropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some of the viral infections associated with the syndrome include respiratory and gastrointestinal infections, herpes zoster, glandular fever and viral hepatitis.[mda.org.au] zoster, glandular fever) Other triggers include pregnancy, surgery, dengue fever , Bell’s Palsy, and even insect bites![ausmed.com]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    zoster, cutaneous fungal infection, reactivation of tuberculosis, recurrent pneumonia), cataracts, glaucoma, hirsutism, cushingoid state, and pseudotumor cerebri.[dx.doi.org] Shortly after HSCT the patient developed progressive polyneuropathy of the lower legs and hypoesthesia. Five months later a severe dementia followed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a 58-year-old woman with DADS that progressed to a severe case of classic CIDP.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Arsenic-Induced Polyneuropathy

    ., sensory ataxia due to vitamin B 12 deficiency) Deep tendon reflexes References: [10] [11] [12] [9] Subtypes and variants Diabetic polyneuropathy Definition : progressive[amboss.com] Herpes zoster infection can cause radiculopathy (shingles).[questdiagnostics.com] Consider a hereditary cause, long-term toxic exposure, or a metabolic disorder if patients have a slowly progressive chronic polyneuropathy.[merckmanuals.com]

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