A 49-year-old female asked:
Mixed motor sensory peripheral neuropathy in both legs. ncs also found ulnar neuropathy both elbows. what disease can cause this?
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Dr. Bennett Machanic answered
51 years experience in Neurology
An approach: We approach peripheral neuropathy etiology by blood and urine testing, but can focus our tests based on whether this is an axonal or Schwann cell involvement, which your EMG-NCS should have indicated if done properly. Most common causes in USA are diabetes, and nutritional deficiency, associated with alcohol. Worldwide, may well be leprosy or HIV. ?Concierge?
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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