Childhood cancer survivors are at risk for long-term peripheral neuropathy, particularly when treated with cisplatin.
Although peripheral neuropathy is one of the most common neurologic problems seen in the primary care setting, recognizing and evaluating peripheral neuropathy in a patient can be challenging due to its diverse presentations.
Patients with a diagnosis of HIV and peripheral neuropathy often have ≥1 additional pain disorders.
Nerve decompression used to treat peripheral neuropathy may improve symptoms of restless leg syndrome.
Symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy include lower-extremity weakness, in addition to tingling, pain and burning.
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