Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses 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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The differential diagnosis of distal painful sensorimotor polyneuropathy includes:

Other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Other HIV-related neuropathies

  • Alcoholic neuropathy

  • Metabolic neuropathy

  • Paraneoplastic neuropathies

  • Paraproteinemic neuropathy

  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV)–related mononeuropathies

  • Human T-cell leukemia virus type 2 (HTLV-2)–related neuropathy

  • Vasculitic neuropathy


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