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Peripheral Neuropathies

AUTHOR:
Joanna Odenthal
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Distinguish upper motor neuron and lower motor neuron pathology on physical exam.
  2. Classify neuropathies as mono vs polyneuropathy, radiculopathy, motor vs sensory, or mononeuropathy multiplex.
  3. Have a differential and conduct a diagnostic workup for each neuropathy syndrome.
  4. Know how to workup carpal tunnel syndrome, and recognize indications for surgery.
Section
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > Diseases & Pathophysiology in Neurology > PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHIES
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 21e > Peripheral Neuropathy
Case File
AccessMedicine > Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 5th Edition > Neurology Case 18.03 > Neurology Case 18.03
Case File
AccessMedicine > Principles of Rehabilitation Medicine Case-Based Board Review > Acute and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy > Acute and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

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