Here, we’ll take a look at
As the name implies, we have one
nerve that is undergoing neuropathy
or inflammation in multiple, multiple
systems, is the topic for this section.
or vasculitides with or without connective
tissue disease or infection related.
Maybe it’s hepatitis B virus,
HIV, hepatitis C virus.
And one that you should know quite
well is that polyarteritis nodosa
may also present with
Other causes including leprosy,
Lyme’s disease, sarcoidosis,
or hereditary neuropathy with
liability to pressure palsies,
all possible causes of one nerve being
affected in multiple locations.
Risk factors: Diabetes,
Preventative medicine: Well,
good control of blood sugar
if you’re suspecting diabetes
because there’s every possibility
that you have many nerves
that might be affected.
Signs and symptoms: Well, it depends
on which nerve has been affected.
For example, if it’s a nerve down in
the leg, then it’s common peroneal.
You might have –
A patient experiences foot drop or maybe
it’s radial nerve also being affected.
So therefore, there’s wrist drop,
same patient, multiple nerves --
– or excuse me,
One nerve in each
location being affected.
And treatment here would be,