|Year : 1996 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 85--87
Peripheral neuropathy due to rheumatoid vasculitis : a clinical neuro-electrophysiological and histological case study.
G Singh, S Prabhakar, J Kanwar, SD Deodhar, S Sehgal
Department of Neurology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012, India
Peripheral neuropathy is an important manifestation of rheumatoid vasculiitis. It occurs in severe, long standing, seropositive, nodular, erosive rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A 56 year old female patient with fulminant RA, who developed a mononeuritismultiplex evolving into an asymmetrical neuropathy is described. The technique and utility of superficial peroneal nerve biopsy in patients with systemic vasculitis is discussed.
Department of Neurology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012
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