multiple neuritis


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Related to multiple neuritis: polyneuritis, peripheral neuritis, mononeuritis

multiple neuritis

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Noun1.multiple neuritis - inflammation of many or all of the peripheral nerves (as in leprosy)
neuritis - inflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function
Guillain-Barre syndrome, infectious polyneuritis, Landry's paralysis - a form of peripheral polyneuritis characterized by pain and weakness and sometimes paralysis of the limbs; cause is unknown
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1,2) Though NA is also known as Parsonage-Turner syndrome, it may additionally be referred to as acute brachial neuritis, acute brachial plexitis, acute brachial neuropathy, Kiloh-Nevin syndrome, brachial plexus neuropathy, idiopathic brachial plexopathy, idiopathic brachial neuritis, localized neuritis of the shoulder girdle, multiple neuritis of the shoulder girdle, paralytic brachial neuritis, serum neuritis, shoulder girdle neuritis, or shoulder girdle syndrome.

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