neuritis


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Related to neuritis: Vestibular neuritis, brachial neuritis

neu·ri·tis

 (no͝o-rī′tĭs, nyo͝o-)
n.
Inflammation of a nerve or group of nerves, characterized by pain, loss of reflexes, and atrophy of the affected muscles.

neu·rit′ic (-rĭt′ĭk) adj.

neuritis

(njʊˈraɪtɪs)
n
(Medicine) inflammation of a nerve or nerves, often accompanied by pain and loss of function in the affected part
neuritic adj

neu•ri•tis

(nʊˈraɪ tɪs, nyʊ-)

n.
inflammation of a nerve, often marked by pain, numbness or tingling, or paralysis.
[1830–40; < Greek neûr(on) sinew, nerve + -itis]
neu•rit′ic (-ˈrɪt ɪk) adj.

neuritis

1. an inflammation in a nerve.
2. a continuous pain in a nerve, associated with paralysis, loss of reflexes, and sensory disturbances. — neuritic, adj.
See also: Nerves
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neuritis - inflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
multiple neuritis, polyneuritis - inflammation of many or all of the peripheral nerves (as in leprosy)
retrobulbar neuritis - inflammation of the optic nerve behind the eye; common in multiple sclerosis
Translations
neuritida

neuritis

[njʊəˈraɪtɪs] Nneuritis f

neuritis

neuritis

n neuritis f; optical — neuritis óptica
References in classic literature ?
There were two of them, and one was a medicine which the Vicar explained he was to use only if his neuritis grew unendurable.
She serves as the Co-Director of the Coordinating Center for the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial and The Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications and Principal Investigator of the Data Coordinating Center for the Optic Neuritis Treatment Trial, SCOUT, Uro-EDIC II, Biomarkers for Type 1 Diabetes Complications, Lipoproteins, Biomarkers-MUSC and Epigenetics.
Differential considerations for perineural tumor spread on imaging may include fungal and viral neuritis, neuroma, radiation neuritis, and ischemia.
The existing criteria require the presence of transverse myelitis, optic neuritis, and at least two of the following:
2%) with cranial nerve involvements as isolated optic neuritis, 1 with recurrent form of ADEM, 1 with multiple contrast-enhanced lesions of the infratentorial cerebral region due to PSS, and 1 patient with right hemiparesia due to acute ischemic cerebral lesion in the posterior leg of the left internal capsule.
Controls 18 CSF (23) (b) Encephalitis 6 Meningitis 24 Cerebral 10 infarction Parkinson 18 disease Cervical 9 spondylosis Acute 5 poly(radiculo) neuritis Chronic 6 poly(radiculo) neuritis Cohort and Age Pathology Mean (SD) reference Pediatric cohort Hamed et al.
NMO is a chronic, inflammatory, demyelinating disease of the central nervous system characterised by severe attacks of optic neuritis and myelitis that spare the brain in the early stages.
After a bout with optic neuritis, it's possible to return to 20/20 vision on high-contrast, black-on-white letter charts," explains Dr.
While they ran tests I was terrified, so when they told me the blindness was temporary and caused by something called optic neuritis I was relieved.
Rare neurologic complications secondary to HZ include zoster myelitis, meningoencephalitis, Brown-Sequard syndrome, plexus neuritis, polyradiculitis, and segmentary zoster paresis (4-7).
Optic neuritis is an inflammatory demyelinating disease of the optic nerve and often occurs as an acute episode of MS.