What are the signs and symptoms of HIV-associated distal painful sensorimotor polyneuropathy?

Updated: Aug 08, 2019
  • Author: Florian P Thomas, MD, PhD, MA, MS; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Patients with distal painful sensorimotor polyneuropathy can be asymptomatic, or they may present with the following:

  • Painful feet (including soles) that are sensitive to light touch

  • Distal numbness

  • Distal weakness in the more advanced stage

  • Autonomic symptoms referable to urogenital and intestinal function


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