Mononeuritis Multiplex Questions & Answers

Updated: Feb 28, 2019
  • Author: Divakara Kedlaya, MBBS; Chief Editor: Dean H Hommer, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is mononeuritis multiplex?

Which systemic disorders are associated with mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the pathophysiology and etiology of mononeuritis multiplex?

Which infections are associated with mononeuritis multiplex?

Which rheumatologic disorders are associated with mononeuritis multiplex?

Which chronic conditions are associated with mononeuritis multiplex?

Which cancer-related conditions are associated with mononeuritis multiplex?

Which hematologic conditions are associated with mononeuritis multiplex?

Which miscellaneous conditions are associated with mononeuritis multiplex?

Which genetic disorders are associated with mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the relationship between vasculitis and mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the likelihood of recurrence of mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the relationship between atopy-related peripheral neuritis and mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the incidence of mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the typical age of onset of mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the prognosis of mononeuritis multiplex?

What are the complications of mononeuritis multiplex?

What educational information should be provided to patients with mononeuritis multiplex?

Presentation

Why is a detailed patient history important in mononeuritis multiplex?

What are the common findings of mononeuritis multiplex?

DDX

What are the diagnostic considerations for mononeuritis multiplex?

What are the differential diagnoses for Mononeuritis Multiplex?

Workup

Which lab tests are used in the workup of mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the role of a nerve biopsy in the workup of mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the role of a muscle biopsy in the workup of mononeuritis multiplex?

When are electrodiagnostic studies used in the workup of mononeuritis multiplex?

How are sensory nerve conduction studies (NCSs) used in the workup of mononeuritis multiplex?

How are motor nerve conduction studies used in the workup of mononeuritis multiplex?

How are needle electrode exams used in the workup of mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the purpose of procedures used in the workup of mononeuritis multiplex?

Treatment

What are the approach considerations for the treatment of mononeuritis multiplex?

Which safety measures are indicated in the management of mononeuritis multiplex?

Which consultations are indicated in the workup of mononeuritis multiplex?

What are the follow-up considerations in the treatment of mononeuritis multiplex?

How is physical therapy used to treat mononeuritis multiplex?

How is a TENS unit used to treat mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the role of occupational therapy in the treatment of mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the purpose of recreational therapy in the treatment of mononeuritis multiplex?

Medications

What is the goal of medication in the treatment of mononeuritis multiplex?

Which medications are used to treat mononeuritis multiplex?

What are the traditional medical models for the treatment of mononeuritis multiplex?

Which agents are in development for the treatment of mononeuritis multiplex?

How are medications that increase gastric motility used on the treatment of mononeuritis multiplex?

When is add-on therapy indicated in the treatment of mononeuritis multiplex?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Mononeuritis Multiplex?

Which medications in the drug class Immunosuppressants are used in the treatment of Mononeuritis Multiplex?

Which medications in the drug class Anticonvulsants, Other are used in the treatment of Mononeuritis Multiplex?

Which medications in the drug class Tricyclic Antidepressants are used in the treatment of Mononeuritis Multiplex?

Which medications in the drug class Prokinetic Agents are used in the treatment of Mononeuritis Multiplex?

Which medications in the drug class Cholinergic Agonists are used in the treatment of Mononeuritis Multiplex?