neuropathy


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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 ?
These are just two of the many symptoms caused by peripheral neuropathy, a difficult to control disorder of the nervous system affecting nearly 20 million Americans.
Diabetes is associated with a range of potentially serious complications, including pain and other symptoms in the extremities due to neuropathy: nerve damage that prevents the transmission of information from the body to the brain.
Three vibration-based detection tools vary widely in their sensitivity for detection of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Researchers are suggesting that physicians use more than a single vibration-based device when they check the sensitivity of their diabetic patients' feet.
TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood cancer survivors frequently have clinical abnormalities attributable to peripheral neuropathy, according to a study published online May 14 in JAMA Neurology.
Peripheral nerve involvement can occur in PAN, which usually presents as subacute or chronic mononeuritis multiplex or confluent neuropathy. Acute neuropathy can also occur in necrotizing vasculitis with very few cases reported.
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) is a common complication of diabetes which may go undetected.
Tribune News Network Doha A LEADING researcher at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) has published a paper highlighting the risk of misdiagnosing diabetic neuropathy, a common diabetes-related complication.
Painful diabetic neuropathy is a major complication of diabetes, characterised by pain, tingling, burning, and cramps in the feet and lower legs with a significant reduction in quality of life [1].
A leading researcher at Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar (WCM-Q) has published a paper highlighting the risk of misdiagnosing diabetic neuropathy, a common diabetes-related complication.
Rayaz Malik, WCM-Q Professor of Medicine, explained that diabetic neuropathy - nerve damage - presents with very similar symptoms to other diseases of the nervous system, particularly chronic inflammatory demyelinating neuropathy, known as CIDP.
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) affects approximately 50% of patients with long-standing type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
Nerve conduction studies (NCS) are not regularly conducted to identify the neuropathy. This study will help to observe the difference in nerve conduction velocity between non diabetic and type II diabetic individuals using power lab.