It is a nerve damage usually occurring in those with diabetes. High levels of glucose in your blood may damage nerve fibers throughout the body leading to diabetic neuropathy. Peripheral Neuropathy is the disorder of nerves other than the brain and the spinal cord. This affects the nerves from arms, hands, feet, legs, internal organs, mouth and face. Symptoms include tingling, numbness, unusual sensations, weakness, or burning pain in the affected area. In Autonomic Neuropathy damage occurs to the nerves that manage daily functions such as blood pressure, digestive system, heart rate and bladder emptying. Radiculoplexus Neuropathy most commonly affects the proximal thigh muscles. Mononeuropathy is caused mostly by the injuries, and if there is any long-term pressure on a nerve due to injury can result in mononeuropathy.
- Sensorimotor Polyneuropathy
- Epidemiology of Diabetic Neuropathy