Peripheral Neuropathy Types

There are several major peripheral neuropathy types that have been discovered through the years. Among the most common types of peripheral neuropathy are the following:

Inflammatory/ Immune Mediated Neuropathies, Metabolic Neuropathies, Compressive Neuropathies, Nutritional Neuropathies, Critical Illness Neuropathies, Toxic Neuropathies.

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Each of the various types of peripheral neuropathy have their own unique potential causes. The multitude of causes can vary from immune related to metabolic to traumatic. The treatment options also typically vary depending on the type of peripheral neuropathy that is involved. The presenting symptoms, however tend to be very similar across all types of peripheral neuropathy.

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