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1

What type of sensation affected in ALS?

None

2

Foot drop from radiculopathy vs peroneal nerve palsy?

In pure peroneal neuropathy, foot inversion is intact (tibialis posterior/anterior); and internal rotation of flexed hip (gluteus medius)

3

Anterior interosseous nerve entrapment

Pain in proximal forearm that increases with exercise and decrease with rest

4

T1 radiculopathy?

Irritation of medial upper arm and Horner syndrome (Pancoast tumor)

5

Standard lab test for peripheral neuropathy workup

Thyroid, Rheum, Vitamin B12/Folate, HbA1C, ESR, RPR, heavy metals, immunoelectrophoresis of serum protein

6

Froment sign

Grasping paper- paralysis of adductor pollicis