- Carpal tunnel syndrome is common (5% of women. 0.5% of men), it resolves in 20% of cases without treatment, in 50% with steroid injection, and in 75% with surgery
- Treat severe Bell's palsy with oral prednisolone
- The commonest causes of symmetrical axonal polyneuropathy are diabetes and alcohol consumption.
Source: Practical Neurology 2008;8:396-405
Dr Ann Robinson, BMJ Group