Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy Common in Childhood Cancer Survivors

Peripheral Neuropathy Common in Childhood Cancer Survivors

Childhood cancer survivors frequently have clinical abnormalities attributable to peripheral neuropathy.

Distinct Mechanisms Underlie Nerve Damage in Peripheral Neuropathy in Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes

Distinct Mechanisms Underlie Nerve Damage in Peripheral Neuropathy in Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes

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The type of sciatic nerve lesions observed in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy was found to differ in type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Spinal Cord Stimulation Reduces Pain Associated With Diabetic Polyneuropathy

Spinal Cord Stimulation Reduces Pain Associated With Diabetic Polyneuropathy

Chronic pain symptoms in patients with PDPN are effectively reduced with spinal cord stimulation.

Peripheral Neuropathy After Chemotherapy: Mechanism Identified

Peripheral Neuropathy After Chemotherapy: Mechanism Identified

The mechanism for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy may have been uncovered.

Sensory Neuropathy Common After Adjuvant Chemotherapy

Sensory Neuropathy Common After Adjuvant Chemotherapy

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Chemotherapy-associated chronic pain and neuropathy have substantial impacts on patients' lives.

Peripheral Neuropathic Pain Treated With Capsaicin 8% Patch

Peripheral Neuropathic Pain Treated With Capsaicin 8% Patch

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The patch used in the study is approved in the United States for postherpetic neuralgia and in Europe for PNP arising from any etiology.

Prediabetes, Obesity May Impact Risk of Polyneuropathy

Prediabetes, Obesity May Impact Risk of Polyneuropathy

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Diabetes, waist circumference, and prediabetes were the main metabolic factors associated with neuropathy.

Parkinson's Intestinal Gel May Cause Nerve Damage

Parkinson's Intestinal Gel May Cause Nerve Damage

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The small study documented several cases of denervation and increased thermal thresholds in patients treated with LCIG.

FDA Fast Tracks Potential Neuropathy Treatment

FDA Fast Tracks Potential Neuropathy Treatment

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The designation has been granted to potentially treat neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

Adverse Effects May Derail Buprenorphine for Neuropathic Pain

Adverse Effects May Derail Buprenorphine for Neuropathic Pain

Many patients withdrew from the study due to uncontrolled nausea and/or vomiting.

Specific Clinical Criteria Identifies Inflammatory Neuropathy

Specific Clinical Criteria Identifies Inflammatory Neuropathy

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The criteria will also prevent unnecessary testing in ODS- patients.

Weight Loss From Gastric Bypass Surgery Improves Peripheral Neuropathy

Weight Loss From Gastric Bypass Surgery Improves Peripheral Neuropathy

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Patients who underwent gastric bypass surgery saw improved nerve fiber density 12 months following surgery.

Peripheral Neuropathy In Cancer Patients Linked to Vitamin D

Peripheral Neuropathy In Cancer Patients Linked to Vitamin D

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The severity of peripheral neuropathy is associated with lower vitamin D levels in patients with multiple myeloma.

Fibromyalgia: A Peripheral Pain Disorder?

Fibromyalgia: A Peripheral Pain Disorder?

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New research suggests that fibromyalgia is primarily a peripheral nerve disorder that causes central nervous system sensitization.

SCN9A Gene Variants Contribute to Neuropathic Pain in Diabetic Neuropathy

SCN9A Gene Variants Contribute to Neuropathic Pain in Diabetic Neuropathy

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Four genetic variants of SCN9A were found to be significantly associated with neuropathic pain in DPN.

Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Common, but Underdiagnosed

Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Common, but Underdiagnosed

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As many as 50% of neurotoxic chemotherapy patients experience CPN.

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