Monday, May 11, 2009

Chronic progressive myeloneuropathies

Nutritional deficiency-- B12, folate, vitamin E, copper, nitrous oxide deficiency with impaired
B12 metabolism, AIDS myelopathy with impaired B12 metabolism
Infectious-- HTLV I, AIDS, syphilis
Inflammatory- Sjogren's, sarcoid
Geographic - toxic-- cassova toxicity, lathyrism, fluorosis, subacute optico myeloneuropathy,
tropical myeloneuropathies
Toxic-- chemo ( cisplatin, cytarabine, intrathecal therapy, organophosphate
With metabolic abnormality: adrenomyeloneuropathy, Krabbe disease, MLD, CTX, familial
vitamin E deficiency, abetalipoproteinemia, cobalamin and foalte metabolism defects,
respiratory chain defects, APBD
Without metabolic abnormalities: HSP, SCA

vitamin B12, folate, vitamin E, calcium, glucose, TSH, alkphos, lactate, pyruvate, paraneoplastic screen, arylsulfatase A, beta galactosidase, peroxisomal screen ( VLCFA, pristanic acid, phytanic acid), ACE level, ceruloplasmin, copper, ANA, cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies, SPEP, SIEP, lyme screen, VDRL, HIV, HTLV I/II, NMO IgG, SSA, antibodies to Gad 65, AST, ALT
CSF--cells, diff, MS panel, lyme titers, JC virus pcr, and paraneoplastic screen.

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