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What are the different kinds of neuropathy?

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In brief: Many types

There are many types of neuropathy, many associated with other disorders.
Just a few..Acute motor, subacute sensorimotor, asymmetric polyneuropathies, chronic sensorimotor polyneuropathies, inherited polyneuropathies of mixed sensorimotor types-idiopathic type, metabolic type, neuropathy with mitochondrial disease, relapsing polyneuropathy, mononeuropathy/plexopathy. Some examples in topic tags.

In brief: Many types

There are many types of neuropathy, many associated with other disorders.
Just a few..Acute motor, subacute sensorimotor, asymmetric polyneuropathies, chronic sensorimotor polyneuropathies, inherited polyneuropathies of mixed sensorimotor types-idiopathic type, metabolic type, neuropathy with mitochondrial disease, relapsing polyneuropathy, mononeuropathy/plexopathy. Some examples in topic tags.
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
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In brief: Many causes

Beuropathy can be caused by poorly controlled diabetes.
It can be caused by toxin and heavy metal exposure. Trauma (including surgical trauma) can also cause it.

In brief: Many causes

Beuropathy can be caused by poorly controlled diabetes.
It can be caused by toxin and heavy metal exposure. Trauma (including surgical trauma) can also cause it.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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