Critical illness polyneuropathy

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What is critical illness polyneuropathy?

Critical illness neuropathy is characterized as peripheral nerve damage, with symptoms of numbness and pain to the extremities, occurring as a complication of severe trauma or infection (critical illness).

Common symptoms reported by people with critical illness polyneuropathy

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with critical illness polyneuropathy

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1

Data from patients with critical illness polyneuropathy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with critical illness polyneuropathy

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for critical illness polyneuropathy (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Hospitalization
Total evaluations
1
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with critical illness polyneuropathy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has critical illness polyneuropathy on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 5
40s 1
50s 5
60s 3
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 7
Female 10

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 8
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from critical illness polyneuropathy patients who have completed their condition history
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