Semin Neurol 1998; 18(2): 177-183
DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1040871
© 1998 by Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.

Sensory Mononeuropathies

E. Wayne Massey
  • Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
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19 March 2008 (online)


The clinical neurologist frequently encounters patients with a variety of focal sensory symptoms and signs. This article reviews the clinical features, etiologies, laboratory findings, and management of the common sensory mononeuropathies including meralgia paresthetica, cheiralgia paresthetica, notalgia paresthetica, gonyalgia paresthetica, digitalgia paresthetica, intercostal neuropathy, and mental neuropathy.