kelemahan dan pelisutan otot secara progresif dan asimetrik disertai pegal dan nyeri yang menusuk, biasanya terbatas pada otot gelang panggul dan paha, dan berkaitan dengan diabetes yang tak-terkontrol.
|Proximal diabetic neuropathy|
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Proximal diabetic neuropathy, also known as lumbosacral radioplexus neurophagy, femoral neurophagy and diabetic amyotrophy, is a nerve disorder that results as a complication of diabetes mellitus. It affects the thighs, hips, buttocks and legs. Proximal diabetic neurophagy is a peripheral nerve disease (diabetic neuropathy) characterized by painful muscle wasting and weakness. Diabetic neuropathy is a common complication of diabetes. It is defined as damage to the nerves that allow you to feel the sensation pain. There are a number of ways that diabetes damages the nerves, all of which seem to be related to increased blood sugar levels over a long period of time. Proximal diabetic neuropathy is one of four types of diabetic neuropathy.
Proximal diabetic neuropathy can occur in type 2 and type 1 diabetes mellitus patients however, it is most commonly found in type 2 diabetes patients. Proximal neuropathy is the second most common type of diabetic neuropathy and can be resolved with time and treatment.