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Peripheral Neuropathies

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Which peripheral neuropathies are seen most commonly on the medical ward? Peripheral neuropathies are probably the most frequent neurologic problems seen on a medical ward, unlike myopathies and neuromuscular junction diseases, which are rare. The most common peripheral neuropathies can be remembered by the mnemonic DANG THE RAPIST: D- Diabetes A- Alcohol N- Nutritional (e.g., […]

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