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150 Possible Causes for Paresthesia of the Upper Extremity

  • Raynaud's Disease

    Abstract A case of flap necrosis after rhytidectomy in two patients with Raynaud's symptomatology are presented. The pathology and complications are explained and reasons postulated for the necrosis and wound-healing problems. Clinical descriptions of the fingertips and skin may help give a cautious warning for[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    BMC Neurol. 2018 Aug 31;18(1):134. doi: 10.1186/s12883-018-1131-3. Sakiyama Y 1 , Matsuura E 2 , Maki Y 1 , Yoshimura A 1 , Ando M 1 , Nomura M 1 , Shinohara K 1 , Saigo R 1 , Nakamura T 1 , Hashiguchi A 1 , Takashima H 1 . Author information 1 Department of Neurology and Geriatrics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    The prevalence of upper-extremity pain and paresthesias in the general population has not been addressed in the literature.[doi.org] Presentation Acute carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) can develop following a major trauma to the upper extremity (typically a distal radius fracture), a carpal dislocation, or[web.archive.org] The high prevalence of these symptoms in the general population should be borne in mind when assessing the possible relationship of upper-extremity complaints to specific[doi.org]

  • Herpes Zoster

    BMJ Case Rep. 2017 May 12;2017. pii: bcr-2017-220068. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2017-220068. Abstract A 76-year-old man presented to the emergency department complaining of acute urinary retention (AUR) and severe constipation. His recent medical history included 4 days of treatment in the community for gluteal herpes[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    When these do arise, the most common are neck pain and manifestations of radiculopathy (nerve root irritation or compression resulting in upper extremity symptoms) or myelopathy[americannursetoday.com] Radiculopathy may cause pain, weakness, or paresthesias varying from mild to severe. Patients describe the pain a deep aching or stabbing pain down the arm.[americannursetoday.com]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    J Neuroimmunol. 2011 Apr;233(1-2):233-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jneuroim.2010.12.007. Epub 2011 Jan 26. Author information 1 Department of Pathology, McGill University, 3775 rue University, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 2B4. david.haegert@muhc.mcgill.ca Abstract We compared naïve CD4 and CD8 T-cell homeostasis in primary progressive[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cervical Radiculitis

    Abstract Depending on the severity of the clinical problem, three categories of treatment--home, outpatient and hospital--were utilized in 82 patients whose conditions met the strict criteria for cervical radiculitis. Details of the clinical picture, laboratory findings, electromyographic examinations, category and[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

    Abstract Distal entrapment of the ulnar nerve at the wrist and hand (Guyon's syndrome) is a relatively uncommon condition. It may present with a confusing permutation of sensory and motor symptoms, depending on which branches of the ulnar nerve are involved Electrodiagnostic test procedures are often helpful in[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    , paresthesia, dizziness, abdominal pain, flushing, and vomiting.[web.archive.org] , herpes viral infection, urticaria, pruritus, thyroid gland disorders, fungal infection, arthralgia, pain in extremity, back pain, diarrhea, sinusitis, oropharyngeal pain[web.archive.org] The most common side effects of Lemtrada are rash, headache, pyrexia, nasopharyngitis, nausea, urinary tract infection, fatigue, insomnia, upper respiratory tract infection[web.archive.org]

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    […] and weakness in the upper extremities.[orpha.net] […] in the neck, shoulder, anterior chest, upper extremity and hand.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient was a young 26-year-old woman with chief complaints of pain in the left upper extremity, paresthesia in the left ring and little finger, and weakness in hand movement[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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