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Sciatic Neuropathy (Lesion of Sciatic Nerve) Summary

Description: Disease or damage involving the SCIATIC NERVE, which divides into the PERONEAL NERVE and TIBIAL NERVE (see also PERONEAL NEUROPATHIES and TIBIAL NEUROPATHY). Clinical manifestations may include SCIATICA or pain localized to the hip, PARESIS or PARALYSIS of posterior thigh muscles and muscles innervated by the peroneal and tibial nerves, and sensory loss involving the lateral and posterior thigh, posterior and lateral leg, and sole of the foot. The sciatic nerve may be affected by trauma; ISCHEMIA; COLLAGEN DISEASES; and other conditions. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1363)

Also Known As: Lesion of Sciatic Nerve; Sciatic Neuritis; Neuralgia-Neuritis, Sciatic Nerve; Sciatic Nerve Palsy; Nerve Disease, Sciatic Show All >>

Networked: 190 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 8 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Sciatic Neuropathy

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Ligands : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  2. Histidine (L-Histidine) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 21
  3. Acetylcysteine (Siran) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 17 Generic
  4. Galanin : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  5. Substance P : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  6. Nitrogen : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  7. Nerve Growth Factors (Neurotrophins) : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  8. Neuropeptide Y : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  9. Morphine (MS Contin) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 37 Generic
  10. Leucine (L-Leucine) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 31
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Diseases Related to Sciatic Neuropathy

  1. Hyperalgesia
  2. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)
  3. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)
  4. Neuralgia (Stump Neuralgia)
  5. Dislocations
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Key Therapies for Sciatic Neuropathy

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  1. Arthroplasty : 2 outcomes in 44 results
  2. Gastrectomy : 1 outcome in 2 results
  3. Intravenous Injections : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. Hip Replacement Arthroplasty (Total Hip Replacement) : 1 study in 11 results
  5. Rhizotomy : 1 study in 1 result
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