5] It was not until 3 years post-treatment that the patient began experiencing worsening of her fecal continence secondary to a sensory neuropathy
of her bowels with subsequent overflow incontinence.
In conclusion, paraneoplastic sensory neuropathy
should be kept in mind in patients who present with neuropathy, particularly in the patients with malignancy.
Conclusions: Evaluation of sensory neuropathy
by utilizing sensory nerve conduction studies can be used as a reliable test for initial diagnosis or monitoring the patients with chronic renal failure.
Eleven patients showed pure sensory neuropathy
Several risk factors predispose these individuals to foot infections including, but not limited to, sensory neuropathy
, autonomic neuropathy, motor neuropathy, atherosclerotic disease, hyperglycemia, and immune dysfunction.
The most common is a painful small-fiber sensory neuropathy
predominantly affecting unmyelinated nociceptive fibers.
Any patient who walks into the room in spite of extensive plantar ulceration has sensory neuropathy
Deficiencies in vitamin E can cause sensory neuropathy
, a loss of feeling in the hands and feet.
Several clinical variant forms of CIDP exist, including predominantly distal motor weakness in lower limbs, asymmetric sensorimotor deficits with upper limb involvement (Lewis-Sumner syndrome), a pure sensory neuropathy
, and a pure motor neuropathy.
The most frequent cause of neuropathic pain in patients with HIV infection is a distal sensory neuropathy
which may be the result of the HIV infection itself or of neurotoxicity from drugs used in treating patients with AIDS.
Although dosages of vitamin B6 up to 200 mg per day are generally safe, larger doses (such have 500-2,000 mg per day) have been reported to cause a sensory neuropathy
in a stocking-and-glove distribution.
In the integrated analysis, the most commonly reported adverse events were asthenic conditions (including fatigue, malaise, and weakness) (64%), nausea (55%), diarrhea (52%), constipation (41%), peripheral neuropathy NEC (including peripheral sensory neuropathy
and peripheral neuropathy aggravated) (39%), thrombocytopenia and appetite decreased (including anorexia) (each 36%), pyrexia (34%), vomiting (33%), and anemia (29%).