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Sensory neuropathy may be caused by all, except: (PGI May 2013)



A DM
B Lead poisoning

C Arsenic
D Isoniazid

E Cryoglobulinemia

Ans. B

Lead poisoning

Neuropathy (Ref. Hari-18th Table 384.3 Pg- 3452)

Extra Edge:

1). Peripheral neuropathy is not a feature of TB, Osteoporosis.

2). In hypothyroid peripheral neuropathy is very rare but entrapment neuropathy can occur.

Classification of neuropathy based on type of nerve involved.

Neuropathy

1). Sensory neuropathy Causes

Diabetes mellitus, Uremia, Alcohol abuse, Deficiencies of Vitamins B1' B6' B12' niacin HIV, Hereditary neuropathies, Amyloidosis, Leprosy, CIDP, Arsenic (Sensory > motor)

Drugs, Vinca alkaloids Cisplatin, Phenytoin,

2). Motor neuropathy Causes

Guillain-Barre syndrome Diabetes mellitus, Porphyria.

Lead intoxication.

3. Autonomic neuropathy

Diabetes mellitus Amyloidosis,Guillain-Barre syndrome Porphyria, HIV.

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