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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