Management of Neurologic Diseases

  • Authors: David M. Simpson, MD; Jessica Robinson-Papp, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Treatment of DSP is symptomatic, as no neuroregenerative agents are currently available
  • Symptomatic treatment focuses on pain and paresthesias rather than numbness
  • Treatments used include antiepileptics, antidepressants, topical treatments, nonspecific analgesics, and alternative therapies
  • Antiepileptic Drugs
      Antidepressants
        Topical Treatments
          Alternative Therapies

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