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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Mononeuritis Multiplex (Overview)

Inflammation of a group of nerves caused by impairment in circulation to the nerves. Can be seen in diabetes and conditions called vasculitis which cause inflammaation of blood vessels.


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I keep getting mixed diagnoses of crps and neuropathy (mononeuritis multiplex) what should I do next?

I keep getting mixed diagnoses of crps and neuropathy (mononeuritis multiplex) what should I do next?

Correct diagnoses: If you have received different diagnoses, then see a pmr doctor. An EMG will diagnose neuropathy, and it is generally normal for crps. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
8 doctors shared insights

Mononeuritis Multiplex (Overview)

Inflammation of a group of nerves caused by impairment in circulation to the nerves. Can be seen in diabetes and conditions called vasculitis which cause inflammaation of blood vessels.


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Can foot drop and mononeuritis multiplex be solely caused by low vitamin b12?

Can foot drop  and mononeuritis multiplex be solely caused by low vitamin b12?

Not typically: Vitamin B12 along with vitamin b6 and Folic Acid have a crucial role in nerve function. Low or high levels of vitamin B12 can cause symptoms affecting the nervous system; however, to have a one-sided foot drop and a mono neuritis (one nerve) multiplex is not as common - it's usually systemic (overall). Talk to your primary care physician for a complete work-up, a possible referral to neurology. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me if there is a treatment for mononeuritis multiplex?

Can someone tell me if there is a treatment for mononeuritis multiplex?

Mononeuritis multi: Mononeurotis multiple is a clinical description indicating many isolated neurologic symptoms. It is usually associated with central nervous system, inflammatory or infectious causes. Only when it has been determined what the underlying cause is can a treatment be considered. Go see a clinician asap. ...Read more

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Mononeuritis multiplex: what are the symptoms?

Mononeuritis: Many and best to go to wikipedia and uptodate.com then get back with us on your details. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the definition or description of: mononeuritis multiplex?

Painful neuropathy: Inflammation of a group of nerves caused by impairment in circulation to the nerves. Can be seen in diabetes and conditions called vasculitis which cause inflammaation of blood vessels. ...Read more

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What is the main differences between mononeuritis multiplex and complex regional pain syndrome?

What is the main differences between mononeuritis multiplex and complex regional pain syndrome?

Difference is ....: What portion of the nervous system is involved. Mononeuritis multiplex is a neuropathy that begins as involvement of one nerve and spreads to affect multiple nerves. Regional pain syndrome refers to a region of the body in which the peripheral nervous system is damaged and also has autonomic nervous system involved as well causing a severe pain syndrome. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me if there is a treatment for mononeuritis multiplex?

Mononeuritis multi: Mononeurotis multiple is a clinical description indicating many isolated neurologic symptoms. It is usually associated with central nervous system, inflammatory or infectious causes. Only when it has been determined what the underlying cause is can a treatment be considered. Go see a clinician asap. ...Read more

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Briefly describe "mononeuritis of unspecified site" and treatment. Searching only returns mononeuritis multiplex. 54, F, nondiabetic?

Briefly describe "mononeuritis of unspecified site" and treatment. Searching only returns mononeuritis multiplex. 54, F, nondiabetic?

Interpretation: The term is a diagnosis code, and reflects only an opinion that a patient has inflammation of one nerve at an unknown site. Not sure how that ties into your symptoms or issues, but if you provide additional information, we could deal with guiding you. ...Read more

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Suspected mononeuritis Multiplex. I was told to go to neurologist asap. I can't get in to one for 10 days is this ok to wait?

Suspected mononeuritis Multiplex.  I was told to go to neurologist asap. I can't get in to one for 10 days is this ok to wait?

Yes: It should be okay to wait for 10 days to see a neurologist but if you primary care doctor feels that you have this condition, they may want to start you on steroids before the neurology appointment. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will mononeuritis multiplex lead to amputation?

Need doctor's help! will mononeuritis multiplex lead to amputation?

It might, but there: Have been so much advancement in our knowledge and preventative measures, that the amputation option would be the last resort. The best person to answer this specifically would be the physician/neurologist who is seeing and treating you. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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I keep getting mixed diagnoses of crps and neuropathy (mononeuritis multiplex) what should I do next?

Correct diagnoses: If you have received different diagnoses, then see a pmr doctor. An EMG will diagnose neuropathy, and it is generally normal for crps. ...Read more

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Can foot drop and mononeuritis multiplex be solely caused by low vitamin b12?

Not typically: Vitamin B12 along with vitamin b6 and Folic Acid have a crucial role in nerve function. Low or high levels of vitamin B12 can cause symptoms affecting the nervous system; however, to have a one-sided foot drop and a mono neuritis (one nerve) multiplex is not as common - it's usually systemic (overall). Talk to your primary care physician for a complete work-up, a possible referral to neurology. ...Read more

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What is mononeuritis complex?

What is mononeuritis complex?

Mononeuritis?: If you mean mononeuritis multiplex or multiple mono neuritis multiplex it is a condition in which multiple peripheral nerves are affected by an acquired condition like Diabetes or inflammatory disease. It differs from polyneuropathy in that only a couple or perhaps 3 peripheral nerves are involved and the others are spared. ...Read more

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Can mononeuritis mutliplex be diagnosed as idiopathic?

Not really: There is going to be an underlying cause. The doctors just have to find it. ...Read more

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Does mild-moderate crps fall under mononeuritis complex?

No: Mononeuritis by definition is damage to 1 or more peripheral nerves, crps involves damage to the spinal cord. ...Read more

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Does mononeuritis complex mean nerve damage? Can a mitex foot anchor cause nerve damage? Can a person be allergic to the mitex foot anchor?

Possible...but : There are documented cases of being alleric to titanium, but it is not common. I really don't think it would cause nerve damage. Usually it is a rash....http://www.hindawi.com/journals/crior/2013/932167/ ...Read more

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What is steatocystoma multiplex?

What is steatocystoma multiplex?

Skin disorder: Steatocystoma multiplex is a disorder in which multiple yellow or skin-colored sebum-filled cysts are found on the trunk, upper arms, or chest. It can be confused with acne vulgaris and is included in the differential diagnosis of acne. It can be autosomal dominant in inheritance or sporadic. ...Read more