Peripheral Nervous System Disorders

October 2014, Volume 20, Issue 5
BROWSE ISSUES

Peripheral Nervous System Disorders

October 2014, Vol.20, No.5

Guest Editor:

Michelle L. Mauermann, MD; Ted M. Burns, MD

Editor-in-Chief:

ISSN: 1080-2371

Online ISSN: 1538-6899

REVIEW ARTICLES
ALS and Other Motor Neuron Diseases
Tiryaki, Ezgi; Horak, Holli A.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
October 2014 - Volume 20 - Issue 5, Peripheral Nervous System Disorders - p 1185-1207
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000455886.14298.a4
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease and Other Inherited Neuropathies
Saporta, Mario A.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
October 2014 - Volume 20 - Issue 5, Peripheral Nervous System Disorders - p 1208-1225
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000455885.37169.4c
Diabetic Neuropathies
Russell, James W.; Zilliox, Lindsay A.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
October 2014 - Volume 20 - Issue 5, Peripheral Nervous System Disorders - p 1226-1240
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000455884.29545.d2
Acquired Immune Demyelinating Neuropathies
Dimachkie, Mazen M.; Saperstein, David S.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
October 2014 - Volume 20 - Issue 5, Peripheral Nervous System Disorders - p 1241-1260
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000455883.91426.12
Acquired Immune Axonal Neuropathies
Bril, Vera; Katzberg, Hans D.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
October 2014 - Volume 20 - Issue 5, Peripheral Nervous System Disorders - p 1261-1273
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000455882.83803.72
Infectious Neuropathies
Hehir, Michael K. II; Logigian, Eric L.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
October 2014 - Volume 20 - Issue 5, Peripheral Nervous System Disorders - p 1274-1292
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000455881.83803.a9
Peripheral Neuropathy Due to Vitamin Deficiency, Toxins, and Medications
Staff, Nathan P.; Windebank, Anthony J.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
October 2014 - Volume 20 - Issue 5, Peripheral Nervous System Disorders - p 1293-1306
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000455880.06675.5a
Paraproteinemic Neuropathies
Mauermann, Michelle L.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
October 2014 - Volume 20 - Issue 5, Peripheral Nervous System Disorders - p 1307-1322
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000455879.99050.26
Brachial Plexopathies
Ferrante, Mark A.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
October 2014 - Volume 20 - Issue 5, Peripheral Nervous System Disorders - p 1323-1342
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000455878.60932.37
Lumbosacral Plexopathy
Dyck, P. James B.; Thaisetthawatkul, Pariwat
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
October 2014 - Volume 20 - Issue 5, Peripheral Nervous System Disorders - p 1343-1358
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000455877.60932.d3
Paraneoplastic Neuropathies
Muppidi, Srikanth; Vernino, Steven
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
October 2014 - Volume 20 - Issue 5, Peripheral Nervous System Disorders - p 1359-1372
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000455876.53309.ec
Autonomic Neuropathies
Iodice, Valeria; Sandroni, Paola
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
October 2014 - Volume 20 - Issue 5, Peripheral Nervous System Disorders - p 1373-1397
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000455875.76179.b1
Small Fiber Neuropathies
Gibbons, Christopher H.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
October 2014 - Volume 20 - Issue 5, Peripheral Nervous System Disorders - p 1398-1412
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000455874.68556.02
Myasthenia Gravis and Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
Sanders, Donald B.; Guptill, Jeffrey T.
CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
October 2014 - Volume 20 - Issue 5, Peripheral Nervous System Disorders - p 1413-1425
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000455873.30438.9b
Editor's Preface
Articles
Key Points
Abbreviations
Appendix
Issue Overview

List of Abbreviations

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A1c Glycosylated hemoglobin

AAN American Academy of Neurology

ACE Angiotensin-converting enzyme

AChE Acetylcholinesterase

AChR Acetylcholine receptor

AD Autosomal dominant

ADM Abductor digiti minimi

AH Immunoglobulin heavy chain amyloidosis

AIDP Acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy

AL Immunoglobulin light chain amyloidosis

ALS Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

AMAN Acute motor axonal neuropathy

AMSAN Acute motor-sensory axonal neuropathy

ANA Antinuclear antibody

ANCA Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody

ANNA-1 Antineuronal nuclear antibody type 1

APB Abductor pollicis brevis

APR Anterior primary ramus

AR Autosomal recessive

BCG Bacille-Calmette-Guérin

c-ANCA Cytoplasmic-antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody

CI Confidence interval

CIDP Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy; chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy

CK Creatine kinase

CMAP Compound muscle action potential

CMT Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

CNS Central nervous system

CPT Current Procedural Terminology

CRMP-5 Collapsin response mediator protein-5

CSF Cerebrospinal fluid

CT Computed tomography

DADS Distal acquired demyelinating symmetric [neuropathy]

DADS-M Distal acquired demyelinating symmetric [neuropathy] with M protein

DEA Drug Enforcement Administration

dHMN Distal hereditary motor neuropathies

DILS Diffuse infiltrative lymphocytosis syndrome

DLRPN Diabetic lumbosacral radiculoplexus neuropathy

DNA Deoxyribonucleic acid

DSP Distal symmetric polyneuropathy

DSPN Diabetic sensory polyneuropathy

E/M Evaluation and Management

EFNS European Federation of Neurological Societies

EGOS Erasmus GBS Outcome Score

ELISA Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

EMG Electromyography

ENA Extractable nuclear antigen

FDG-PET Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography

FUS Fused in sarcoma

gAChR Ganglionic nicotinic acetylcholine receptor

GBS Guillain-Barré syndrome

HCV Hepatitis C virus

HIV Human immunodeficiency virus

HLA Human leukocyte antigen

HMSN Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies

HNPP Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsy

HSAN Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy

HSV-1 Herpes simplex virus type 1

HSV-2 Herpes simplex virus type 2

HTLV-I Human T-cell lymphotropic virus-I

ICD International Classification of Diseases

ICD-10-CM International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification

ICD-9-CM International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification

ICU Intensive care unit

IENFD Intraepidermal nerve fiber density

Ig Immunoglobulin

IgG Immunoglobulin G

IgM Immunoglobulin M

IGOS International GBS Outcome Score

IM Intramuscular

INCAT Inflammatory neuropathy cause and treatment

IQ Intelligence quotient

IV Intravenous

IVIg Intravenous immunoglobulin

LEMS Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome

LMN Lower motor neuron

LRP4 Low-density lipoprotein receptor–related protein 4

MADSAM Multifocal acquired demyelinating sensory and motor [neuropathy]

MAG Myelin-associated glycoprotein

mEGOS Modified Erasmus GBS Outcome Score

MG Myasthenia gravis

MGUS Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance

MMN Multifocal motor neuropathy

MRC Medical Research Council

MRI Magnetic resonance imaging

mRNA Messenger ribonucleic acid

MuSK Muscle-specific tyrosine kinase

NCS Nerve conduction study

NE Norepinephrine

NMDA-R N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor

PAN Polyarteritis nodosa

p-ANCA Perinuclear-antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody

PCA-2 Purkinje cell antibody-2

PE Plasma exchange

PET Positron emission tomography

PN Peripheral neuropathy

PNS Peripheral Nerve Society

POEMS Polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal plasma cell disorder, and skin changes

POTS Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

PR3-ANCA Proteinase 3-antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody

QSART Quantitative Sudomotor Axon Reflex Test

RF Rheumatoid factor

RNA Ribonucleic acid

SIADH Syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone

SIDS Second immunoglobulin dose study

SCIg Subcutaneous immunoglobulin

SIDP Subacute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy

SIFE Serum immunofixation electrophoresis

SLE Systemic lupus erythematosus

SMA Spinal muscular atrophy

SNAP Sensory nerve action potential

SPEP Serum protein electrophoresis

SSA Sjögren syndrome A

SSB Sjögren syndrome B

SSRI Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

STIR Short time inversion recovery

TST Thermoregulatory sweat test

TTR Transthyretin protein

TTR Transthyretin gene

UMN Upper motor neuron

UPEP Urine protein electrophoresis

VEGF Vascular endothelial growth factor

VGKC Voltage-gated potassium channel

VZV Varicella-zoster virus

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