::Diabetic neuropathy


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Diabetic neuropathies are nerve damaging disorders associated with diabetes mellitus. These conditions are thought to result from diabetic microvascular injury involving small blood vessels that supply nerves (vasa nervorum) in addition to macrovascular conditions that can culminate in diabetic neuropathy. Relatively common conditions which may be associated with diabetic neuropathy include third nerve palsy; mononeuropathy; mononeuropathy multiplex; diabetic amyotrophy; a painful polyneuropathy; autonomic neuropathy; and thoracoabdominal neuropathy.

Diabetic neuropathy sections
Intro  Signs and symptoms  Pathogenesis  Diagnosis  Treatment  Prognosis  Epidemiology  References  Further Reading  [[Diabetic_neuropathy?section=External</a>_links|External</a> links]]  

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