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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 79-81

Peripheral neuropathy in Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease

Department of Respiratory Medicine, J L N Medical College, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Chetan Basavaraj Patil
No. 19, Suraj Vihar, Near Laxmi Nain, Lohagal Road, Ajmer - 305 001, Rajasthan
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DOI: 10.4103/1011-4564.156021

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Peripheral neuropathy in COPD has received scanty attention despite the fact that very often clinicians come across COPD patients having clinical features suggestive of peripheral neuropathy while this comorbidity is often overlooked & considered a separate entity. A number of studies have now confirmed the association of COPD and peripheral neuropathy with hypoxaemia being a dominant etiopathogenic factor among others. We report a case a demyelinating polyradiculopathy in a patient with COPD along with a brief review of literature.

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