polyneuropathy

polyneuropathy

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  • Polyneuropathy — Classification and external resources ICD 10 G60 G64 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • Polyneuropathy in dogs and cats — is a collection of peripheral nerve disorders that often are breed related in these animals. Polyneuropathy indicates that multiple nerves are involved, unlike mononeuropathy. Polyneuropathy usually involves motor nerve dysfunction, also known as …   Wikipedia

  • polyneuropathy — noun Any of several diseases involving several peripheral nerves …   Wiktionary

  • polyneuropathy — 1. A disease process involving a number of peripheral nerves (literal sense). 2. A nontraumatic generalized disorder of peripheral nerves, affecting the distal fibers most severely, with proximal shading ( e.g., the feet are affected sooner or… …   Medical dictionary

  • polyneuropathy — poly·neuropathy …   English syllables

  • polyneuropathy — “+ noun Etymology: poly + neuropathy : a disease of nerves; especially : a noninflammatory degenerative disease of nerves usually caused by toxins (as of lead, alcohol) …   Useful english dictionary

  • amyloid polyneuropathy — polyneuropathy associated with amyloidosis, of either the primary (AL) or familial type; symptoms may include dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system, carpal tunnel syndrome, and sensory disturbances in the extremities such as numbness,… …   Medical dictionary

  • anemic polyneuropathy — polyneuropathy seen in subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord (see under degeneration) …   Medical dictionary

  • nutritional polyneuropathy — polyneuropathy due to nutritional deficits, as seen with beriberi, pellagra, alcoholism, malabsorption syndromes, Strachan syndrome, and other conditions. Cf. anemic p …   Medical dictionary

  • uremic polyneuropathy — polyneuropathy caused by the uremia of chronic renal failure, characterized by painless bilateral sensorimotor deficits of the lower limbs and later the upper limbs …   Medical dictionary

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