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Related to polyneuritis: polyneuritis cranialis


 (pŏl′ē-no͝o-rī′tĭs, -nyo͝o-)
Inflammation of several nerves at one time, marked by paralysis, pain, and muscle wasting. Also called multiple neuritis.

pol′y·neu·rit′ic (-rĭt′ĭk) adj.


(Pathology) inflammation of many nerves at the same time


(ˌpɒl i nʊˈraɪ tɪs, -nyʊ-)

an inflammation or inflammatory disease of peripheral nerves.


neuritis that affects several or many nerves.
See also: Nerves
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polyneuritis - inflammation of many or all of the peripheral nerves (as in leprosy)
neuritis - inflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function
Guillain-Barre syndrome, infectious polyneuritis, Landry's paralysis - a form of peripheral polyneuritis characterized by pain and weakness and sometimes paralysis of the limbs; cause is unknown
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An unusual variant of acute idiopathic polyneuritis (syndrome of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia and areflexia).
Those fed with polished rice immediately showed signs of polyneuritis (paralysis), similar to symptoms detected in humans afflicted with beriberi.
As for BZ the most common adverse effects are allergic dermopathy and gastrointestinal syndromes; less frequently bone marrow depression, thrombocytopenic purpura and agranulocytosis, polyneuropathy, paresthesia and peripheral polyneuritis.
3) When more than one nerve is involved in an asymmetrical distribution it is known as mononeuritis multiplex, while symmetric involvement is called polyneuropathy or symmetrical polyneuritis.
Other symptoms including sweating, dryness of the mouth, headache, dizziness, nausea, poor appetite, labored breathing, polyneuritis, poor vision, loss of hearing, and memory loss have also be seen.
Subclinical manifestations of sensorimotor polyneuritis and the presence of polyneuropathy in dentists have been demonstrated.
The identification of a lymphoplasmacytic polyneuritis, in conjunction with unilateral muscular lesions consistent with neurogenic atrophy, was deemed highly suggestive of Marek's disease.
According to data from the World Health Organization (WHO) (1), alcohol consumption is a causal factor in 60 different diseases at a global level, including liver cirrhosis, cardiovascular problems and polyneuritis, among others.
It is, however, possible that this clinical presentation may reflect the occurrence of an acute idiopathic polyneuritis, [6] possibly associated with an underlying predisposition to autoimmune diseases.
An unusual variant of acute isiopathic polyneuritis (syndrome of ophthlamoplegia, ataxia and areflexia).
Water Soluble Beriberi, polyneuritis affect Vitamins Vitamin B impulse transmission, thoughts, (thiamine) and intelligence.