Chemotherapy-induced neuropathies (CIN) are sensory and/or motor symptoms that can present acutely or chronically.
Most neuropathies are peripheral but can also range to more severe s...
Numbness (most commonly symmetric, in a stocking and glove distribution) = early sign
Loss of balance and dexterity
The goal of therapy is to treat the cancer without creating side effects that are worse than the cancer, so the medical team should regularly assess the patient's process.
Patients should be notified before their treatment if their therapy has the possibility for neuropathy and how it could present.
Patients should be encouraged at every vis...
T88.8XXA Oth complications of surgical and medical care, NEC, init
G62.2 Polyneuropathy due to other toxic agents
995.29 Unspecified adverse effect of other drug, medicinal and biological...
The goal of treatment is to reduce the tumor load, yet the patient's quality of life should still be a key consideration in continuing treatment.
Most patients will first complain of a ...
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