diabetic neuropathic cachexia

di·a·bet·ic neu·ro·path·ic ca·chex·i·a

a clinical syndrome seen almost exclusively in old men with diabetes, consisting of the rather sudden onset of severe limb pain, marked weight loss, depression, and impotence. These patients appear to have a combination of a severe diabetic polyneuropathy, diffuse bilateral diabetic polyradiculopathy, and diabetic autonomic neuropathy.
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di·a·bet·ic neu·ro·path·ic ca·chex·i·a

(dīă-betik nūrō-pathik kă-keksē-ă)
Syndrome seen in old men with diabetes, consisting of the sudden onset of severe limb pain, marked weight loss, depression, and impotence.
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Diabetic neuropathic cachexia is an uncommon presentation of diabetic neuropathy characterized by dramatic weight loss and severe neuropathic pain.
Diabetic neuropathic cachexia. Diabetes 1974;23:418-23.
In extreme cases, patients lose their appetite and experience significant weight loss, which is reported in the literature as "diabetic neuropathic cachexia" [10].