Which neurologic findings are characteristic of scleroderma?

Updated: Nov 13, 2018
  • Author: Sergio A Jimenez, MD, MACR, FACP, FRCP(UK Hon); Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Answer

Neurologic involvement is rare. Trigeminal neuralgia (uncommon) and carpal tunnel symptoms may result from peripheral entrapment neuropathies. Although rare, sensory neuropathies unrelated to entrapment may be present.


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