Peripheral neuropathy in pregnancy.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Peripheral neuropathy, mononeuropathy and polyneuropathy, are not common in pregnancy. When complaints occur, however, even if minor, they can be bothersome to the pregnant woman. Peripheral nerve function may threaten the mother and fetus in various ways during gestation. Quick recognition and treatment efforts should therefore be the clinician's goal. This article reviews peripheral neuropathy in pregnancy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Massey, EW; Stolp, KA

Published Date

  • February 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 149 - viii

PubMed ID

  • 18194755

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1047-9651

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.pmr.2007.10.004


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States