A 51-year-old female asked:
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causes? bilateral lower emg/ncv diagnosed chronic ongoing denervation & demyelinating neuropathy in ls area (not diabetic; no autoimmune; don't drink)

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Answers: Based upon the above, there may be some degree of lumbosacral stenosis, or even multilevel discogenic problems. A cauda equina syndrome might be an answer. But a far better explanation is a peripheral neuropathy of the axonal type, if no structural problem can be found on lumbar imaging.
Answered on Oct 11, 2015
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