Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Incidence Risk Factors Symptoms Evaluation Treatment questions for doctor specialist Home Care diet pain control taking control warning signs Outlook Complications Underlying Cause Types

Peripheral Neuropathy Evaluation

The evaluation of peripheral neuropathy begins with a history and physical exam.

Physical findings in someone with peripheral neuropathy may include:

Tests that may be used to evaluate peripheral neuropathy include:

Continue to Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment

Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
Copyright DSHI Systems, Inc. Powered by: FreeMD - Your Virtual Doctor

PubMed Peripheral Neuropathy References
  1. Carter GT. Rehabilitation management of peripheral neuropathy. Semin Neurol. 2005 Jun;25(2):229-37. [15937738]
  2. Pagnoux C, Guillevin L. Peripheral neuropathy in systemic vasculitides. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2005 Jan;17(1):41-8. [15604903]
  3. Pratt RW, Weimer LH. Medication and toxin-induced peripheral neuropathy. Semin Neurol. 2005 Jun;25(2):204-16. [15937736]
  4. White CM, Pritchard J, Turner-Stokes L. Exercise for people with peripheral neuropathy. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004 Oct 18;(4):CD003904. [15495069]
FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our terms of use.