polyneuritis


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Related to polyneuritis: polyneuritis cranialis

pol·y·neu·ri·tis

 (pŏl′ē-no͝o-rī′tĭs, -nyo͝o-)
n.
Inflammation of several nerves at one time, marked by paralysis, pain, and muscle wasting. Also called multiple neuritis.

pol′y·neu·rit′ic (-rĭt′ĭk) adj.

polyneuritis

(ˌpɒlɪnjʊˈraɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of many nerves at the same time

pol•y•neu•ri•tis

(ˌpɒl i nʊˈraɪ tɪs, -nyʊ-)

n.
an inflammation or inflammatory disease of peripheral nerves.
[1885–90]

polyneuritis

neuritis that affects several or many nerves.
See also: Nerves
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polyneuritis - 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
References in periodicals archive ?
It is, however, possible that this clinical presentation may reflect the occurrence of an acute idiopathic polyneuritis, [6] possibly associated with an underlying predisposition to autoimmune diseases.
Also known as acute post-infective polyneuritis, it is a disease of the peripheral nervous system, affecting the arms, legs, head and trunk, but not the brain or spinal cord.
Also known as acute post-infective polyneuritis, it is a disease of the peripheral nervous system, affecting the nerves to the arms, legs, head and trunk, but not the brain or spinal cord.
A case of periarteritis nodosa with signs of polyneuritis, Raynaud's disease and peritonitis in a patient with progressive chronic arthritis [in Polish].
An unusual variant of acute immune polyneuritis (syndrome of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and areflexia).
This condition manifests with cardiovascular, dermal, and neurological symptoms such as irritability, photophobia, pink discoloration of the hands and feet, and polyneuritis (Boyd et al.