Nutritional Neuropathy Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Sep 25, 2017
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Other problems to be considered included the following:

  • Hartnup disease - Symptoms resembling niacin deficiency

  • Diphyllobothriasis, toxic amblyopia, or Leber optic neuropathy - Amblyopia similar to that of nutritional deficiencies

  • Paraneoplastic sensory neuropathy - Especially in patients with clinically significant weight loss

Differential Diagnoses