Infectious Disease Compendium

Neuritis

Diagnosis

Inflammation of peripheral nerves.

Epidemiologic Risks

Depends on the cause.

Microbiology

Leprosy, trypanosomas, Lyme, Zoster, Herpes Simplex, Syphilis, and cytomegalovirus.

Empiric Therapy

Depends on what you suspect.

Pearls

Rants

ICD9 Codes (Soon to be supplanted by ICD10)

Neuritis 729.2; infectious (multiple) 357.0; pneumogastric (nerve) 352.3; post chickenpox 052.7; postherpetic 053.19; rheumatic (chronic) 729.2; syphilitic 094.85; syphilitic 095.8.