Cell Phone Elbow

Holding a cell phone for long times with a bent elbow can lead to a condition called “cell-phone elbow,” but scientifically known as cubital tunnel syndrome. Victims often experience numbness and tingling along the little finger and part of the ring finger. The effects can even lead to weakness of grip and, rarely, wasting of […]

Neuropathy Zinc Poisoning Connection

Poligrip and Fixodent lawsuits have been filed by scores of people who claim that exposure to zinc in the popular denture cream products caused nerve damage and neuropathy. Exposure to excess zinc can cause paralysis, unexplained pain and muscle weakness, numbness, loss of sensation or other neurological symptoms such as numbness or tingling in the […]

10 Clinical Criteria For Multifocal Motor Neuropathy

Since 1988 when multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) was first described as a distinct neurological entity, numerous attempts to classify its exact nature have been proposed. Currently the following ten criteria are generally accepted as clinical presentations for multifocal motor neuropathy. Slow or stepwise progressive limb weakness Asymmetrical limb weakness Fewer than 7 affected limb regions […]