Vasculitic Neuropathy Follow-up

Updated: Oct 09, 2020
  • Author: Abbas Mehdi, MD; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, CPE, MHCM, FAAPL  more...
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Follow-up

Further Outpatient Care

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  • Patients on cyclophosphamide require regular blood testing (ie, CBC).

  • Continue and encourage physical therapy. Patients may need splints for weakness; especially with foot drop, an ankle foot orthosis can stabilize gait.

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Further Inpatient Care

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  • Treatment and management of systemic manifestations of vasculitis require a multidisciplinary approach with consultation with other subspecialists.

  • Physical therapy is recommended if the patient's condition is clinically stable.

  • Obtain a nutrition consult for patients on long-term steroid treatment.

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