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glossary:neuropathy

Any and all disease or malfunction of the nerves.

A functional disturbance or pathological change in the peripheral nervous system, the most common kind of chronic symmetrical sensory polyneuropathy affecting first the nerves of the lower limbs and often affecting autonomic nerves, characteristic of diabetes mellitus.

Common Misspellings: nuropathy, neurophathy

See also: nervous sytem.

Peripheral neuropathy

glossary/neuropathy.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)