Diabetic peripheral neuropathies.

  title={Diabetic peripheral neuropathies.},
  author={Yadollah Harati},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={107 4},
Diabetic peripheral neuropathies are a group of heterogeneous syndromes with considerable morbidity. At least 50% of diabetic patients develop one or several of these neuropathies within 25 years after the diagnosis. In recent years several pathogenetic mechanisms have been proposed, with the newest findings suggesting a link between several of these hypotheses. The hypoxic hypothesis has revived the role of vascular factors in the pathogenesis of diabetic peripheral neuropathies. Although the… CONTINUE READING


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