<clinical sign> A general term denoting functional disturbances and/or pathological changes in the peripheral nervous system. If the involvement is in one nerve it is called mononeuropathy, in several nerves, mononeuropathy multiplex, if diffuse and bilateral, polyneuropathy. ... The aetiology...
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noun any pathology of the peripheral nerves
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(ndbobr-rop´ә-the) any of numerous disturbances or pathologic changes in the peripheral nervous system; see also mononeuropathy and polyneuropathy. The etiology may be known (such as arsenic, diabetic, ischemic, or traumatic neuropathy) or unknown. Encephalopathy and myelopathy are correspond...
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• (n.) An affection of the nervous system or of a nerve. • (n.) An affection of the nervous system or of a nerve.
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a general term denoting functional disturbances and/or pathological changes in the peripheral nervous system. The etiology may be known e.g. arsenical n., diabetic n., ischemic n., traumatic n.) or unknown. Encephalopathy and myelopathy are corresponding terms relating to involvement of the brain an...
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nerve damage. In a diabetic context, a chronic complication of diabetes. Damage usually appears in the longest nerves, for reasons we only dimly understand, resulting in loss of sensation to the feet and lower legs. The damage is almost always bilateral. Loss of reflexes is also common. Neuropathy ...
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Neuropathy is a disease of the nervous system. Many people who have had diabetes for a while have nerve damage. The three major forms of nerve damage are: peripheral neuropathy, autonomic neuropathy, and mononeuropathy. The most common form is peripheral neuropathy, which mainly affects the feet and...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: nū-rop′ă-thē Definitions: 1. A classic term for any disorder affecting any segment of the nervous system. 2. In contemporary usage, a disease involving the cranial nerves or the peripheral or autonomic nervous system. Synonyms: neuritis2, neuropathia
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Any disorder of the peripheral nervous system.
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A nerve problem that causes pain, numbness, tingling, swelling, or muscle weakness in different parts of the body. It usually begins in the hands or feet and gets worse over time. Neuropathy may be caused by physical injury, infection, toxic substances, disease (such as cancer, diabetes, kidney fail...
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Any disease of the nervous system.
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[disambiguation] Neuropathy usually refers to peripheral neuropathy, which denotes damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system. Neuropathy may also refer to: ==Contrasts== ...
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1) Any pathology of the peripheral nerves 2) Pathology
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