Chapter 65. Progressive Sensory Loss and Painful Gait—Radiculopathy, Toxic or Infectious Neuropathy, or Myopathy?

  1. Peter W. Kaplan MB, FRCP1 and
  2. Thien Nguyen MD, PhD2

Published Online: 4 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch65

Clinical Electrophysiology

Clinical Electrophysiology

How to Cite

Kaplan, P. W. and Nguyen, T. (2010) Progressive Sensory Loss and Painful Gait—Radiculopathy, Toxic or Infectious Neuropathy, or Myopathy?, in Clinical Electrophysiology, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch65

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185295

Online ISBN: 9781444322972

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Keywords:

  • Progressive sensory loss and painful gait—radiculopathy, toxic, infectious neuropathy, or myopathy?;
  • Clinical Case - HIV has several weeks of progressive leg pain;
  • highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART);
  • distal symmetric peripheral neuropathy (DSPN);
  • NCVs - Left median and radial sensory responses are normal

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clinical Case

  • Differential Diagnosis

  • Diagnosis and Comment

  • Prognosis

  • Treatment

  • NCVS

  • References