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Neuropathies
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Diseases associated with the nerves, generally the 'peripheral nerves.' (For diabetic neuropathies, see the diabetic subjects under the Endocrinology topic) 

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Annals of internal medicine 
DescriptorName: Complex Regional Pain Syndromes... AbstractText: Two small trials suggest that low-dose intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) may improve the symptoms of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), a rare posttraumatic pain condition AbstractText: To confirm the efficacy of low-dose IVIg compared with placebo in reducing pain during a 6-week ...
Pain Management (1)
Complex Regional Pain Syndromes (3), Headache (1), more mentions
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to assess the correlation between ultrasonographic and electrodiagnostic findings to determine the localization of the ulnar trapping at the elbow. DESIGN AND SETTING: A cross-sectional and non-interventional trial was conducted in patients diagnosed as ulnar nerve entrapment in physical medicine and rehabilitation department of a teaching hospital. PARTICIPANTS: Between January 2017 and April 2017, 14 patients diagnosed as ulnar nerve entrapment (UNE) with short segment nerve conduction study were enrolled. INTERVENTIONS: The elbow area divided into 4 segments with 2 cm intervals. All patients underwent ultrasonographic and electrodiagnostic examination. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Nerve conduction velocity (NCV) of each segment was measured. Cross-sectional areas (CSA) of the ulnar nerve was measured at 5 levels. The proximal CSA/distal CSA ratio (PDR) was calculated by proportioning the CSA values for each segments. The highest value of PDR was accepted as trapping segment while the segment with the lowest NCV was accepted electrophysiologically (Provided to be less than 50 m /s). RESULTS: A total of 80 PDR and NCV measurements were taken from 20 elbows. Statistically significant negative correlation (r: -0,554 p <0.001) was found between general PDR and NCV values. When we assume that NCV is below 50 m/s as the gold standard; the cut-off point for PDR was found as 1.08 with 70% sensitivity and 92.5% specificity. The minimum NCV value and the maximum PDR value were mostly seen in the 3(rd) segment compatible with cubital tunnel. CONCLUSION: Ultrasonography seems to be advantageous because it is more comfortable for the patient and requires shorter time than electroneuromyography. In our knowledge, it is the first study to determine ulnar nerve entrapment by using not only CSA but also PDR as a ratio method with ultrasound.
Ulnar Nerve Entrapment Syndrome (3), more mentions
Annals of internal medicine
Intravenous Immunoglobulin to Fight Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Is Hope Gone?.
Complex Regional Pain Syndromes (2), more mentions
Annals of internal medicine
Immunoglobulin Treatment for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome..
Complex Regional Pain Syndromes (2), more mentions
Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
Ultrasonography (US) of the median nerve has been increasingly studied and used for confirmation of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS... The median nerve was recorded transversely at the forearm, at the carpal tunnel inlet, in the mid tunnel, and at the carpal tunnel outlet. For determining the parameters' diagnostic value, sensitivities, specificities, and area under the curve (AUC) values were calculated ...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (2), more mentions
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
To evaluate the accuracy of inlet and outlet ultrasonography measurements for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).We systematically searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochrane Library and the Web of Science databases, from inception to February 2017.Observational studies comparing the diagnostic accuracy of inlet and outlet ultrasonography measurements were ...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (2), more mentions
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
To review scientific literature studying the effectiveness of physical therapy and electrophysical modalities for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).The Cochrane Library, PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL, and PEDro.Two reviewers independently applied the inclusion criteria to select potential eligible studies.Two reviewers independently extracted the data and assessed the methodological quality using ...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (2), more mentions
Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.)
Both groups had mainly sensory, axonal large fiber or mixed fiber polyneuropathy, which tended to be most severe in the oxaliplatin group AbstractText: Both oxaliplatin-induced and docetaxel-induced polyneuropathies represent a significant problem that affects the daily life of the patients. Our results, defining the somatosensory phenotype, can improve the understanding of the pathophysiological mechanisms useful for future studies ...
Chronic Pain (2), Polyneuropathies (2), Hypesthesia (1), more mentions
Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.)
Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is common in the United States... with PHN.Two case reports and a review of the literature.Tertiary academic medical center.1) Pubmed, Ovid, and EBMR databases were searched for all reports that had the following key words: postherpetic neuralgia, spinal cord stimulation, and peripheral nerve stimulation.
Neuralgia (3), more mentions
10. Guillain-Barré Syndrome.  
Date: 10/02/2017
Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.)
... including its clinical presentation, evaluation, pathophysiology, and treatment.GBS is an acute/subacute-onset polyradiculoneuropathy typically presenting with sensory symptoms and weakness over several days, often leading to quadriparesis... Nerve conduction studies in the acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (AIDP) form of GBS typically show evidence for a multifocal demyelinating process, including conduction ...
Quadriparesis (2), Polyradiculoneuropathy (1), Respiratory Failure (1), more mentions
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
... of ultrasound-guided versus landmark-guided local corticosteroid injections in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, MEDLINE (PubMed), EMBASE (Ovid ... symptom severity scale (SSS) and functional status scale (FSS) scores of Boston Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire as well as four electro-diagnostic parameters including compound muscle action ...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (2), more mentions
Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.)
These rare diagnoses include cramp-fasciculation syndrome, Isaacs syndrome, and Morvan syndrome... Case reviews have helped us understand the spectrum of symptoms associated with the three peripheral nerve hyperexcitability syndromes reviewed here: cramp-fasciculation syndrome, Isaacs syndrome, and Morvan syndrome. More recently, research has focused on understanding the voltage-gated potassium channel complex antibodies as well as neoplasms associated with ...
Immune System Diseases (2)
Isaacs Syndrome (2), Foley-Denny-Brown Syndrome (2), Muscular Diseases (1), more mentions
Headache
Glossopharyngeal Postherpetic Neuralgia Palliated With Fluoroscopic-Guided Nerve Block: A Case Report..
Neuralgia (2), more mentions
14. Sensory Polyneuropathies.  
Date: 10/02/2017
Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.)
This article describes the methods of diagnosis and management of the sensory-predominant polyneuropathies. To simplify the approach to this category of patients, sensory-predominant polyneuropathies are divided broadly into either small fiber (or pain-predominant) neuropathies and large fiber (or ataxia-predominant) neuropathies, of which the sensory neuronopathies (dorsal ...
Muscular and Skeletal Diseases (1), Immune System Diseases (1)
Polyneuropathies (3), Autoimmune Diseases (1), Ataxia (1), more mentions
Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.)
... article provides a conceptual framework for the evaluation of patients with suspected polyneuropathy to enhance the clinician's ability to localize and confirm peripheral nervous system ... article are intended to facilitate accurate bedside diagnosis in patients with suspected polyneuropathy and allow efficient and judicious use of supplementary testing and application of ...
Polyneuropathies (2), more mentions
16. Axonal Sensorimotor Polyneuropathies.  
Date: 10/02/2017
Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.)
... electrodiagnostic testing on the clinical management of uncomplicated axonal sensorimotor polyneuropathy, the development of guidelines for treatment of painful neuropathy, the ... neuropathy, a report on the association of metabolic syndrome and idiopathic axonal sensorimotor neuropathy, and the availability of more cost-effective genetic testing for identifying inherited polyneuropathies.Axonal sensorimotor polyneuropathies carry an extensive list of differential diagnoses ...
Polyneuropathies (6), Peripheral Nervous System Diseases (1), more mentions
Medicine
CitationSubset: AIM. CitationSubset: IM. DescriptorName: Adult. DescriptorName: Bunyaviridae Infections. DescriptorName: Facial Paralysis. DescriptorName: Guillain-Barre Syndrome. DescriptorName: Humans. DescriptorName: Immunoglobulin G. DescriptorName: Male. DescriptorName: Paresthesia. DescriptorName: Sandfly fever Naples virus. AbstractText: Numerous cases of post-infectious Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) have been reported in the literature. Toscana virus (TOSV) is an arthropod-borne emerging pathogen in the Mediterranean area AbstractText ...
Infectious Diseases (1), Immune System Diseases (1)
Infections (3), Polyneuropathies (1), Facial Paralysis (1), more mentions
Medicine
DescriptorName: Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin. DescriptorName: Male. DescriptorName: Nerve Tissue Proteins. DescriptorName: Paraneoplastic Syndromes, Nervous System. DescriptorName: Polyradiculoneuropathy, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating... The clinical features of this case indicated anti-Ma2-associated encephalitis and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. PET-CT played a critical role in enabling early diagnosis and prompt treatment in this case.
Oncology (1)
Polyneuropathies (2), Lymphoma (2), Limbic Encephalitis (2), more mentions
The bone & joint journal
DescriptorName: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome... AbstractText: Few studies have examined the long-term outcome of carpal tunnel release (CTR... patient-reported long-term outcome of CTR for electrophysiologically severe carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) AbstractText: We reviewed the long-term outcome of ... studied were patient-reported outcomes of numbness resolution, the Boston Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire (BCTQ) score, and patient satisfaction AbstractText: The mean follow ...
Muscular and Skeletal Diseases (1)
Hypesthesia (6), Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (4), more mentions
Journal of the neurological sciences
Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) is a rare immune-related neurological disorder with high mortality and morbidity, but the comorbid psychiatric disorders garnered little attention in the GBS patients. This study aimed to investigate the association between GBS and the risk of developing psychiatric disorders.A total of 18,192 enrolled patients, with 4548 study subjects who had suffered GBS, and ...
Neuroscience (2), Neurological and Central Nervous System Diseases (1), Sleep Disorders (1)
Dementia (2), Guillain-Barre Syndrome (2), Nervous System Diseases (1), more mentions
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