Causes and Diagnoses

Causes and Diagnoses of Peripheral Neuropathy

The most common causes of peripheral neuropathy are:

  • Diabetes and endocrine disorders
  • Injury
  • Infection
  • Toxins (such as alcohol)
  • Vitamin and mineral deficiencies
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Cancer
  • Kidney disease
  • Repetitive stress


The following procedures may be used in the diagnosis of neuropathy:

Diagnostic Tests

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