neuritis


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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 ?
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved for the treatment of severe acute and chronic allergic and inflammatory processes involving the eye and its adnexa such as: keratitis, iritis, iridocyclitis, diffuse posterior uveitis and choroiditis, optic neuritis, chorioretinitis and anterior segment inflammation.
Acthar Gel is FDA-approved for the treatment of severe acute and chronic allergic and inflammatory processes involving the eye and its adnexa such as: keratitis, iritis, iridocyclitis, diffuse posterior uveitis and choroiditis, optic neuritis, chorioretinitis and anterior segment inflammation.
They address the clinical examination of the dizzy patient; imaging of the temporal bone; vestibular testing; the diagnosis and treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, Meniere's disease, vestibular neuritis, perilymphatic fistulas and superior semi-circular canal dehiscence syndrome, aminoglycoside vestibulotoxicity, posttraumatic dizziness, migraine-associated vertigo, and central vertigo disorders; vestibular rehabilitation; psychiatric and systemic disease implications; and special considerations for pediatric and elderly populations.
Optic neuritis (ON) is an inflammatory disease of the optic nerve characterized by painful visual loss, and it is usually associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), or neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD).
Optic nerve involvement is found in various ophthalmological disorders including optic neuritis, multiple sclerosis, optic nerve and chiasma compressive lesions, and optic neuropathies with varied etiologies including traumatic brain injuries and toxic and nutritional causes.
Optic neuritis was seen in 19.2% and prolonged VEPs were present in 26.9%.
Dubai: In a rare surgery, surgeons from RAK Hospital restored vision in a patient suffering from optic neuritis, a condition triggered by nerve damage or eye infection causing inflammation to the optic nerve and characterised by pain and loss of vision.
No significant risks were seen in exploratory analyses of individual autoimmune disorders, including Bell's palsy, optic neuritis, and Graves' disease.
Histopathological findings included severe lymphoplasmacytic encephalomyelitis and multifocal lymphocytic neuritis associated with the gastrointestinal tract.
[7] Only one patient had peripheral neuropathy and optic neuritis were observed in one patient as well.