Autonomic neuropathy is a disease of the non-voluntary, non-sensory nervous system affecting mostly the internal organs such as the bladder muscles, the cardiovascular system, the digestive tract, and the genital organs. These nerves are not under a person's conscious control and function automatically. They do not run through the spinal cord. Also called visceral neuropathy. Most commonly autonomic neuropathy is seen in persons with long-standing diabetes mellitus type 1 and 2. ...
Diabetic neuropathies are neuropathic disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus. These conditions usually result from diabetic microvascular injury involving small blood vessels that supply nerves (vasa nervorum). Relatively common conditions which may be associated with diabetic neuropathy include third nerve palsy; mononeuropathy; mononeuropathy multiplex; diabetic amyotrophy; a painful polyneuropathy; autonomic neuropathy; and thoracoabdominal neuropathy.
Autonomic neuropathy as related to Diabetic Neuropathy
- American Diabetes Association. Autonomic Neuropathy
Autonomic Neuropathy. Autonomic neuropathy affects the autonomic nerves, which control the bladder, intestinal tract, and genitals, among other organs.
- Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy-Topic Overview - WebMD
Autonomic neuropathy is caused by damage to the nerves that help control the involuntary functions of the body ( autonomic nervous system ),such as ...
- Autonomic neuropathy Symptoms - Mayo Clinic
Autonomic neuropathy — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, diagnosis of this nervous system condition.
- Peripheral Neuropathy Fact Sheet - ninds.nih.gov
Peripheral Neuropathy information sheet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
- Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy - Today on Medscape
Diabetic neuropathy is a heterogeneous disorder that encompasses a wide range of abnormalities affecting both proximal and distal peripheral sensory and ...
- diabetic neuropathy - WebMD
Learn about diabetic neuropathy a common complication of diabetes.