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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 ?
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.
The patient's diagnosis was subsequently revised to having a left DSN entrapment neuropathy secondary to scalene myofascitis.
Pudendal neuropathy is a rare entrapment neuropathy that is not well known in the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of pelvic pain.
Piriformis syndrome is an extraspinal entrapment neuropathy in which the piriformis muscle compresses the sciatic nerve, causing sciatica [4].
Common fibular nerve (formerly known as common peroneal nerve) entrapment at the fibular head is the most common entrapment neuropathy in the lower extremities.
1) This is the second most common nerve after the median nerve involved in entrapment neuropathy of the upper extremity.
INTRODUCTION: The objective of the proposed research work is to study entrapment neuropathy in Hansen's in patients attending Neurology OPD and admitted in neurology ward, Chronic central nervous system infection is characterized by pain, numbness, paresthesia, weakness, thinning of limbs, nerve thickening,.
Methods: The study, conducted on a total of 325 patients with entrapment neuropathy of the median nerve and 36 with entrapment neuropathy of the ulnar nerve, included the bilateral evaluation of the median and the ulnar nerve and analysis of 20 F-wave and 4 A-wave parameters.
Entrapment neuropathy of the palmar cutaneous branch of the median nevre in carpal tunnel syndrome.