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What nerves can neuropathy affect?

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Neuropathy can affect motor nerves, which control muscle movement and sensory nerves, which detect sensations like cold or pain.

SOURCES: 

Bromberg M. , June 2005.  Seminars In Neurology

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). 

The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Peripheral Neuropathy: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age , October 1, 2002. 

Sghirlanzoni A. , June 2005. Lancet Neurology

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 8, 2018

SOURCES: 

Bromberg M. , June 2005.  Seminars In Neurology

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). 

The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Peripheral Neuropathy: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age , October 1, 2002. 

Sghirlanzoni A. , June 2005. Lancet Neurology

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 8, 2018

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