Peripheral neuropathy and inborn errors of metabolism in adults

  title={Peripheral neuropathy and inborn errors of metabolism in adults},
  author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Sedel and Christine Barn{\'e}rias and Odile Dubourg and Isabelle Desguerres and Olivier Lyon-Caen and J M Saudubray},
  journal={Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease},
Although they are classically viewed as paediatric diseases, it is now recognized that inborn errors of metabolism (IEMs) can present at any age from childhood to adulthood. IEMs can involve the peripheral nervous system, mostly as part of a more diffuse neurological or systemic clinical picture. However, in some cases, the neuropathy can be the unique initial sign. Here, based on our personal experience and on a comprehensive literature analysis, we review IEMs causing neuropathies in adults… CONTINUE READING