Peripheral neuropathy is damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system, which may be caused either by diseases of or trauma to the nerve or the side effects of systemic illness.Source: Wikipedia
Within all the people who go to their doctor with mononeuritis, 79% report having loss of sensation, 51% report having foot or toe pain, and 47% report having paresthesia. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of mononeuritis are loss of sensation, paresthesia, and hand or finger weakness, although you may still have mononeuritis without those symptoms.
Patients with mononeuritis often receive other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), physical therapy exercises, magnetic resonance imaging, examination of foot, application of splint, other therapeutic procedures, decompression peripheral nerve and occupational therapy assessment .
|Other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation)||$101|
|Physical therapy exercises (Exercises)|
|Magnetic resonance imaging (Mri)||$297|
|Examination of foot|
|Application of splint (Splinting)|
|Other therapeutic procedures||$17|
|Decompression peripheral nerve (Peripheral nerve decompression)||$958|
|Occupational therapy assessment (Speech therapy)|
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with mononeuritis include propoxyphene, rofecoxib (vioxx), tiagabine (gabitril), buprenorphine (suboxone), dexlansoprazole (dexilant), sevoflurane, epirubicin, oxytetracycline/phenazopyridine/sulfamethizol, flurbiprofen, phenelzine (nardil), fenoprofen (progesic), 6-aminocaproic acid (amicar) and melphalan .
|6-Aminocaproic Acid (Amicar)||$272|
Groups of people at highest risk for mononeuritis include age 45-59 years. On the other hand, age 1-4 years and age < 1 years almost never get mononeuritis.