- An underdiagnosed condition referred to by different names including "diabetic proximal neuropathy," "diabetic lumbosacral radiculoplexopathy," and "Bruns-Garland syndrome".
- Classically, a monophasic illness characterized by acute to subacute onset of severe pain followed by subacute, progressive, asymmetrical limb muscle weakness a few weeks after with variable degrees of recovery.
- Patients often have some level of concurrent DPN.
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Khoshnoodi, Nima, and Michael Polydefkis. "Amyotrophy." Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, 2017. Johns Hopkins Guides, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547007/all/Amyotrophy.
Khoshnoodi N, Polydefkis M. Amyotrophy. Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. 2017. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547007/all/Amyotrophy. Accessed June 1, 2023.
Khoshnoodi, N., & Polydefkis, M. (2017). Amyotrophy. In Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547007/all/Amyotrophy
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