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Paresthesia Causes

  • Causes
  • Entrapment Neuropathies
  1. Carpal Tunnel
  2. Ulnar entrapment (Cubital Tunnel)
  3. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  4. Lateral femoral cutaneous syndrome
  5. Peroneal palsy
  6. Tarsal Tunnel
  • Causes
  • Inflammation
  1. Local Trauma
  2. Acute idiopathic polyneuritis
  3. Chronic relapsing Polyneuropathy
  • Causes
  • Toxins
  1. Chemotherapy
  2. Heavy metal toxicity
  3. Industrial toxin exposure
  4. HIV Medications
    1. Didanosine
    2. Zalcitabine
    3. Stavudine
  5. Chronic Pyridoxine overdosage
  • Causes
  • Hereditary conditions
  1. Charcot-Marie-Tooth
  2. Denny-Brown's Syndrome
  3. Familial amyloidotic Polyneuropathy
  • Causes
  • Malignancy
  1. Tumor compression
  2. Paraneoplastic syndrome
  3. Lymphoma
  4. Cancer (lung, Stomach, Breast, ovary)
  5. Plasma cell dyscrasias
    1. Multiple Myeloma
    2. Osteoclastic Myeloma
    3. Monoclonal Gammopathy
    4. Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia
  • Causes
  • Miscellaneous
  1. Sarcoidosis
  2. Malnutrition
  3. Panic Attack
    1. Especially Paresthesias in bilateral fingers and lips