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neu·rop·a·thy

 (no͝o-rŏp′ə-thē, nyo͝o-)
n. pl. neu·rop·a·thies
Any of various diseases or abnormalities of the nervous system, especially of the peripheral nervous system.

neu′ro·path′ic (-rə-păth′ĭk) adj.

neuropathy

(njʊˈrɒpəθɪ)
n
(Pathology) disease of the nervous system
neuropathic adj
ˌneuroˈpathically adv

neu•rop•a•thy

(nʊˈrɒp ə θi, nyʊ-)

n.
any diseased condition of the nervous system.
[1855–60]
neu•ro•path•ic (ˌnʊər əˈpæθ ɪk, ˌnyʊər-) adj.
neu`ro•path′i•cal•ly, adv.

neuropathy

any disease or disorder of the nerves. — neuropathist, n. — neuropathie, adj.
See also: Nerves
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neuropathy - any pathology of the peripheral nerves
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy - a form of neuropathy that can begin between childhood and young adulthood; characterized by weakness and atrophy of the muscles of the hands and lower legs; progression is slow and individuals affected can have a normal life span; inheritance is X-linked recessive or X-linked dominant
mononeuropathy - any neuropathy of a single nerve trunk
multiple mononeuropathy - pathology of several individual nerve trunks
Translations
hermosairausneuropatia

neuropathy

[njʊˈrɒpəθɪ] Nneuropatía f

neuropathy

[njʊˈrɒpəθɪ] nneuropatia

neu·rop·a·thy

n. neuropatía, trastorno o cambio patológico en los nervios periféricos;
autonomic ______ autónoma;
motor ______ motora.

neuropathy

n neuropatía f; diabetic — neuropatía diabética; peripheral — neuropatía periférica; sensory — neuropatía sensitiva or sensorial
References in periodicals archive ?
Peroneal nerve palsy is the most common entrapment neuropathy of the lower extremity.
CTS is what's known as an entrapment neuropathy: damage that occurs due to direct pressure on a nerve.
Suprascapular entrapment neuropathy: a clinical, anatomical, and comparative study.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the commonest entrapment neuropathy with an incidence of 139 per 100,000 person-years for men and 506 per 100,000 person-years for women.
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common entrapment neuropathy encountered in diabetics.
Entrapment neuropathy due to loss of lipid tissue surrounding the nerve may have been the pathophysiologic mechanism in our 2 patients with common peroneal nerve impairment (5).
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common entrapment neuropathy that develops due to the compression of the median nerve in the wrist beneath the transverse carpal ligament while passing through the carpal tunnel.
The initial and maximum daily doses of pregabalin tended to be slightly lower in outpatients with spinal disorders, diabetic neuropathy, and entrapment neuropathy of the upper limb than in those with other disorders.
Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS) is an entrapment neuropathy of the tibial nerve or its branches within the tarsal tunnel that lies beneath the retinaculum on the medial side of the ankle.
Keywords: Carpal tunnel syndrome, Entrapment neuropathy, Electromyography, Naive Bayes.
The original concept of entrapment neuropathy refers to "a peripheral nerve lesion presenting without evident external cause and localized in one of those anatomical zones where the nerve passes through a narrow path".
Ulnar nerve entrapment neuropathy at the elbow: decisional algorithm and surgical considerations.