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Arsenic Neuropathy

Jeffrey A. Cohen, Justin Mowchun and Jon Grudem

in Peripheral Nerve and Muscle Disease:

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Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780195375367
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322930 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195375367.003.0005

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Arsenic Neuropathy

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A patient presents with a sensorimotor neuropathy and believes he has been poisoned. The approach to the differential diagnosis of arsenic toxicity is presented. Comparisons with mimics of this entity are made, and clinical clues to its early detection are provided.

Chapter.  1715 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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