Top
10
Doctor insights on: Mononeuritis Multiplex

Share
Dr. John Landi
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.


1

1
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. John Landi
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.


2

2
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

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
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

5

5
What is the definition or description of: mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the definition or description of: mononeuritis multiplex?

Descriptions: Mononeuropathy involves one nerve. Polyneuropathy bilateral and symmetrical. Mononeuritis multiplex, several scattered mononeuropathies, of an asymettrical pattern. Associated with diabetes, arteritic disorders, inflammatory immune processes. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
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

8

8
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

9

9
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

10

10
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