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

  • Mononeuropathy multiplex is characterized by painful, stepwise, multifocal deficits, classically due to nerve infarction associated with vasculitis
    • Can be caused by CMV infection in advanced AIDS
    • May progress rapidly to involve multiple nerve distributions, ultimately becoming confluent[Said 1991]

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