IV. 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

V. Causes: Inflammation

  1. Local Trauma
  2. Acute idiopathic polyneuritis
  3. Chronic relapsing Polyneuropathy

VI. Causes: Connective tissue diseases

VII. 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

VIII. Causes: Hereditary conditions

  1. Charcot-Marie-Tooth
  2. Denny-Brown's Syndrome
  3. Familial amyloidotic Polyneuropathy

IX. 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

X. Causes: Infections

XI. Causes: Miscellaneous

  1. Sarcoidosis
  2. Malnutrition
  3. Panic Attack
    1. Especially Paresthesias in bilateral fingers and lips

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