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3,448 Possible Causes for Peripheral Neuropathy, Weight Loss

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    We report the case of a 39-year-old man with pulmonary LYG who presented to a hospital after experiencing three months of fever, weight loss, dry cough and exertional dyspnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Loss Surgery) Cancer (Oncology) Cardiovascular Dentistry Dermatology Diabetes Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Eye Care Fertility Center[uhealthsystem.com] […] of appetite and slight weight loss Nausea and vomiting (occasionally) A red rash, usually on the chest.[drugs.com]

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Involuntary weight loss (IWL) is a non-specific symptom frequently found in the setting of a malignant neoplasm.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intestinal obstruction, weight loss, and, in two patients, rectal bleeding with radiologic evidence of a mass lesion that involved the rectosigmoid were present at initial[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her medical history was unremarkable except for recent weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Skin Infection

    loss, clinical recovery Elevated streptococcal antibody titer Positive streptococcal culture Acute nephritis encompasses a broad clinical spectrum, ranging from minimal disease[atsu.edu] Image Source: Medscape.com Text Reference: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Peripheral Neuropathy Fact Sheet."[emedicinehealth.com] This can lead to increased urination, dehydration, weight loss, weakness, and a number of other symptoms and complications related to chemical imbalances within the body.[humanillnesses.com]

  • Tuberculosis

    A 50 year male presented with acute onset jaundice, significant weight loss and elevated liver enzymes with clinico-radiological suspicion of cholangiocarcinoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Peripheral neuropathy is an adverse effect of INH as well as the NRTIs d4T and ddI.[hivinsite.ucsf.edu] loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acromegaly

    […] of vision) COMPLICATIONS- Diabetes- thirst, polyuria, weight loss, infections CVS Risk factors- high BP, diabetes, smoking, high cholesterol, chest pain, palpitations, SOB[medicaleducationleeds.com] Acromegaly results not only in phenotypic changes, but also in neurologic complications as peripheral neuropathy and cognitive dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications from increased growth hormone levels include atherosclerosis, peripheral neuropathy, hypertension, hyperglycemia, airway obstruction, cardiomyopathy, and visceromegaly[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Polyarteritis Nodosa

    Patients having relapse showed the higher frequency of weight loss and ocular symptoms and the less frequency of diastolic hypertension than those having not (p   0.005 for[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nervous system:Decreased alertness Peripheral neuropathy Muscle pain, numbness or tingling Tingling, numbness and pain in feet, legs, hands and arms Seizures Slurred speech[foundationforpn.org] There maybe nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain due to GI involvement (Untreated patients may die of bowel infarcts, perforations) Peripheral neuropathy, rash, purpura, CHF[medicowesome.com]

  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

    Finally, patients can develop symptoms that are not organ-specific, such as fever, night sweats, anorexia and weight loss.[symptoma.com] A 36-year-old male with no comorbidities presented progressive erythroderma, pruritus, peripheral neuropathy, and eosinophilia in the previous seven months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Central nervous system - acute cerebrovascular event and peripheral neuropathy.[patient.info]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    Patients with SBS suffer from diarrhoea and symptoms of malabsorption such as weight loss, electrolyte disturbances and vitamin deficiencies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vitamin B6 deficiency can cause peripheral neuropathies and seizures. Peripheral neuropathy can be a feature of B12 deficiency also.[emedicine.medscape.com] He was then diagnosed with IBD, after presenting with weight loss, diarrhea, and malabsorption, which required resumption of PN and infliximab treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Peripheral neuropathy (principally multineuritis) is present in 11-68% of patients and central nervous system manifestations (headaches, sensorimotor deficit, hemiplegia and[orpha.net] Neurologic involvement has been reported in 30-55% of patients. 37-39 Most common is peripheral neuropathy, followed by cranial neuropathy, ophthalmoplegia, stroke, and seizures[epilepsy.com]

  • Celiac Disease

    Rarely, patients can present with severe lab abnormalities, dehydration and weight loss caused by celiac disease - a celiac crisis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] manifestations, thus suggesting that CD should always be considered in the differential diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy in children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This article describes a toddler who initially presented with recurrent diarrhea and weight loss with a significant secondary hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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