Toxic Neuropathies

Chafic Karam, P. James B. Dyck

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Toxic neuropathies are a rare, but important cause of acquired polyneuropathy. In this review article, the authors discuss the general principles of toxic neuropathies and provide a systematic review of neuropathies related to drugs, heavy metals, environmental and industrial agents, and alcoholic neuropathies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)448-457
Number of pages10
JournalSeminars in Neurology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1 2015


  • acquired neuropathy
  • alcohol
  • drug toxicity
  • heavy metals
  • industrial agents
  • toxic neuropathy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


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