Toxic peripheral neuropathy is also known as or subsumes Angiitis and Arteritis. -ed.
In this summary, Dr. Michael Pulley of the University of Florida, Jacksonville, discusses general principles regarding toxic peripheral neuropathy. This clinical entity is most commonly encountered as an adverse effect of medications, but environmental and occupational exposure can also result in toxic neuropathy. The author gives clues to help guide the process of evaluation in patients suspected of having toxic peripheral neuropathy.