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Porphyric Neuropathy

Porphyric Neuropathy is the conditino in which acute intermittent porphyria may have neuropathy which is acute and resembles infective polyneuritis. The neuropathy generally occurs in younger age group patients. There is history of recurrent attacks of pain abdomen along with psychotic behavior. Precipitation of illness occurs following surgery, infection or …

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Poliomyelitis – Spinal form, Bulbar Form, Polio encephalitis , Post polio syndrome

Poliomyelitis is an acute infectious disease caused by the Poliovirus belonging to entero virus family and produces a wide variety of symptoms ranging from muscular paralysis, non-paralytic illness to meningeal involvement. Poliomyelitis occurs in both sporadic and epidemic manner. Its maximum incidence is in temperate countries. The seasonal incidence is in the …

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Radial and Acute severe neuropathy

Radial neuropathy is condition where an individual nerve is damaged by entrapment or pressure. Because of long course of radial nerve and its relation to the humerus, the nerve is vulnerable to compression. Radial neuropathy is of common occurrence when a person sleeps with pressure on the arm (Saturday Night …

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Meralgia Paresthetica

Meralgia Paresthetica is a condition in which the lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh (L2-L3) is entrapped at the inguinal ligament causing tingling and numbness on the antero lateral aspect of the thigh. It occurs primarily in men but in women it is usually associated with pregnancy. Obesity and diabetes …

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is caused by compression of the median nerve as it passes under the transverse capal ligament at wrist. It is common in people who are engaged in excessive use of their hands like Housewife, laundry workers, laborers. Hair dressers and gardeners. Women are affected more as compared to …

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Non-Compressive Myelopathy

Spinal cord may be involved by a number of conditions ranging from trauma, neoplasmas, inflammatory process, immunological reactions to vascular causes. All these causes are known to produce features of compression of the cord leading to motor weakness of the limbs. But there are a number of conditions which produce …

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