Disease Information for Mononeuritis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Weakness/one arm
Sciatica
Transient limb paralysis/palsy
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
EMG/NCS Abnormal NC Time
Nerve Conduction Study Abnormal ENG
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Multiplex motor neuropathy/Conduction delay
Mononeuropathy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Process
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
PROCESS/Mononeuropathy tendency (ex)
Definition

Peripheral ; Mononeuritis Multiplex; Mononeuritis, Peripheral; Mononeuropathym Peripheral; Multiple Peripheral Neuritis; Peripheral Neuritis; Polyneuritis, Peripheral; Polyneuropathy, Peripheral; Subdivisions; Peroneal Nerve Palsy; Radial Nerve Palsy; Saturday Night Palsy; Tardy Ulnar Palsy; Ulnar Nerve Palsy; Peripheral neuropathy is a general term that denotes a disorder of the peripheral nervous system; The peripheral nervous system consists of all the motor and sensory nerves that connect the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body (ie, the nerves outside the central nervous system); The symptoms and physical findings associated with peripheral neuropathies may be extremely complex and vary greatly from case to case; Common findings associated with peripheral neuropathy may include muscle weakness; pain; numbness; redness; and/or burning or tingling sensations in the affected areas, especially the arms and legs (extremities); Symptoms and physical findings result from disease of a single nerve (mononeuropathy or mononeuritis), several nerves in asymmetric areas of the body (mononeuritis multiplex), or many nerves simultaneously (polyneuropathy, polyneuritis, or multiple peripheral neuritis); There are many different causes of peripheral neuropathy including trauma, fracture, penetrating injuries, and/or an underlying disease process;---------[NORD]-----------------

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