peripheral neuropathy

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peripheral neuropathy

n.
Neuropathy resulting from damage to the peripheral nervous system and characterized by symptoms such as numbness, burning, muscle weakness, and organ dysfunction. Peripheral neuropathy can be caused by physical trauma, a systemic disorder such as diabetes mellitus or peripheral vascular disease, or an autoimmune disorder.
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