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1,039 Possible Causes for Progressive Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy

    Our patient has a progressive peripheral neuropathy but has apparently intact CNS function at her present age of 57 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with late infantile onset develop progressive difficulties in locomotion at around 14 months of age caused by a combination of peripheral neuropathy and progressive[treatable-id.org] Symptoms progress to include peripheral neuropathy (nerve pain), seizures, and eventually incontinence, abnormal movements, and inability to communicate.[sema4genomics.com]

  • Chediak Higashi Syndrome

    peripheral neuropathy and the tendency to develop a life threatening lymphoma like syndrome. 1 Susceptibility to infection from phagocytic dysfunction ranges from mild recurrent[pjms.com.pk] […] neurodegeneration peripheral neuropathy pancytopenia easy bruising recurrent infections bleeding Evaluation Diagnosis with light microscopy of peripheral blood smear eosinophilic[step1.medbullets.com] […] susceptibility to infections due to defective granulation of neutrophil and abnormal function of natural killer cell with bleeding diathesis, partial occulocutanous albinism, progressive[pjms.com.pk]

  • Lethal Ataxia with Deafness and Optic Atrophy

    Plantar responses remain normal while peripheral neuropathy and seizures are not consistent features. MRI imaging of the brain is normal.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu] […] with peripheral or optic neuropathy, prelingual progressive sensorineural hearing loss, and central nervous system impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] neuropathy.[rarediseasesnetwork.org]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    peripheral neuropathy, and spinal degeneration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Failure to diagnose the cause of the neuropathy will result in progression of central and/or peripheral neuronal damage which can be arrested but not reversed with vitamin[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Initial bilateral peripheral neuropathy can progress to axonal degeneration and neuronal death if left untreated.[doi.org]

  • Hyperuricemia

    The patient developed progressive peripheral neuropathy in additon to his profound mental retardation and self-injurious behavior.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    It is unclear whether CADASIL is involved in peripheral neuropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Even though chemotherapeutic regimens show considerable importance, it may cause progressive, continuing and sometimes irreversible peripheral neuropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If it's related to diabetes, you can often slow down or stop the progression of peripheral neuropathy with better blood sugar control.[mdanderson.org]

  • Neuropathy

    Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease comprises a vast array of defects in myelin integrity that causes progressive peripheral sensorimotor neuropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The Perfect Storm: Copper Deficiency Presenting as Progressive Peripheral Neuropathy. American Journal of Emergency Medicine . February 2016. Jun Ma J, Betts N.[everydayhealth.com] As diabetic peripheral neuropathy progresses, various nerves are affected. These damaged nerves can cause problems that encourage development of ulcers.[foothealthfacts.org]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    * Affects nearly every organ system: NEURO – Affects both peripheral nervous system (peripheral neuropathy) and central nervous sytem : Cognitive dysfunction, Cerebellar degeneration[errolozdalga.com] , Wernicke’s encephalopathy (acute reversible syndrome of psychosis, ophthalmoplegia, and ataxia) which can progress to Korsakoff syndrome (chronic, irreversible syndrome[errolozdalga.com]

  • Polyneuropathy

    Symptoms usually begin in the hands and feet and progress toward the body. Peripheral neuropathies can cause degeneration of… Read More[britannica.com] Early diagnosis and treatment of peripheral neuropathy is important, because the peripheral nerves have a limited capacity to regenerate, and treatment may only stop the progression[webmd.com] Polyneuropathy (poly- neuro- -pathy) is damage or disease affecting peripheral nerves (peripheral neuropathy) in roughly the same areas on both sides of the body, featuring[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    Familial transthyretin amyloidosis TTR AD Slowly progressive peripheral sensorimotor neuropathy & autonomic neuropathy as well as non-neuropathic changes of nephropathy, cardiomyopathy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , vitreous opacities, & CNS amyloidosis Cardinal feature: slowly progressive sensorimotor & autonomic neuropathy Autonomic neuropathy may be 1st clinical symptom.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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