Infectious Neuropathies

  title={Infectious Neuropathies},
  author={Jessica Robinson-Papp},
  journal={CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology},
  • J. Robinson-Papp
  • Published 1 February 2012
  • Medicine, Biology
  • CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
Purpose of Review: The purpose of this review is to address bacterial, viral, and other infectious causes of neuropathy or neuronopathy, with an emphasis on clinical manifestations and treatment. Recent Findings: Most infectious neuropathies have been well described for some time and treatments are well established. An exception is HIV-associated distal symmetric polyneuropathy, which is an area of active research. Current work in this area focuses on epidemiology, risk factors, and underlying… 

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