Providing a detailed study of the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of peripheral nerves, this reference provides a clear approach to the evaluation, characterization, and treatment of peripheral neuropathies-reviewing each major class of these disorders with authoritative discussions of clinical characteristics, electrodiagnostic features, examination findings, and treatment options and outcomes.
Table of Contents
Approach to Peripheral Neuropathy. Electrodiagnostic Evaluation. Quantitative Sensory Testing. Autonomic Testing. Nerve Anatomy and Pathology. Skin Biopsy. Imaging of the Peripheral Nerve. Guillain-Barre Syndrome. CIDP. Multifocal Motor Neuropathy and Immune Mediated Motor Neuron Syndromes. Diabetic Neuropathies. Peripheral Neuropathy and Endocrine Disease. Neuropathy and Rheumatologic Disease. Neuropathy Associated with Cancer. Paraproeinemic and Acquired Amyloidosis. Peripheral Nervous System Complications of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Infectious and Granulomatous Neuropathies. West Nile Virus. Critical Illness. Nutritional. Toxic Neuropathies. Charcot Marie Tooth Disease. Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy. Other Inherited Neuropathy. Radiculopathies. Plexopathies. Median Nerve. Radial Nerve. Ulnar Nerve. Other Upper Extremity Mononeuropathies. Sciatic Neuropathies. Femoral Obturator Nerve. Management of Traumatic Mononeuropathies. Cranial Neuropathies. A Diagnostic and Treatment Approach to Painful Neuropathy. Intravenous Immunoglobulin and Plasma Exchange. Immunosuppressant Therapy in Peripheral Neuropathy. Rehabilitation and Conservative Care