Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017 07 26;7:CD006521. Epub 2017 Jul 26.
Division of Neurology, National University Hospital, 1E, Kent Ridge Road, NUHS Tower Block, Level 10, Singapore, Singapore, 119228.
Background: People with diabetes mellitus (DM) sometimes present with acute or subacute, progressive, asymmetrical pain and weakness of the proximal lower limb muscles. The various names for the condition include diabetic amyotrophy, diabetic lumbosacral radiculoplexus neuropathies, diabetic femoral neuropathy or Bruns-Garland syndrome. Some studies suggest that diabetic amyotrophy may be an immune-mediated inflammatory microvasculitis causing ischaemic damage of the nerves. Read More