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What is Mononeuritis multiplex?

What is Mononeuritis multiplex?

  • Mononeuritis multiplex: A rare neurological condition where nerve damage occurs at more than one site. Nerve damage can result from conditions such as diabetes mellitus, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and blood vessel diseases.
  • Mononeuritis multiplex: WHAT: Mononeuritis multiplex. Mononeuritis Multiplex: the simultaneous inflammation or degeneration of two or more peripheral nerves which are remote from one another. WHY: Mononeuritis multiplex can occur in polyarteritis if the nutrient arteries of peripheral nerve trunks are involved by the disease. HOW: The patient with mononeuritis multiplex may present with motor or sensory changes which occur in an irregular and asymmetrical distribution on his body. These changes may be areas of paresthesia or anesthesia, loss of deep tendon reflexes, weakness or paralysis of muscle group. For example, a typical patient might present with paresthesia of the radial aspect of his left hand representing involvement of the left median nerve and weakness of his right foot and ankle representing right tibial nerve involvement. REFS: 1) Lovshin, LL and Kernohan, JW: Peripheral neuritis in periarteritis nodosa: a clinicopathologic study. Proc Staff Meeting Mayo Clinic 24:48, 1949. DN19294-5. 2) Frohnert, PP and Sheps, SG: Long-term follow-up study of periarteritis nodosa. Am J Med 43:8, 1967. DN19295-3.
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Mononeuritis multiplex: Introduction

Types of Mononeuritis multiplex:

Broader types of Mononeuritis multiplex:

What causes Mononeuritis multiplex?

Causes of Mononeuritis multiplex: see causes of Mononeuritis multiplex

What are the symptoms of Mononeuritis multiplex?

Symptoms of Mononeuritis multiplex: see symptoms of Mononeuritis multiplex

Can anyone else get Mononeuritis multiplex?

More information: see contagiousness of Mononeuritis multiplex
Inheritance: see inheritance of Mononeuritis multiplex

Mononeuritis multiplex: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mononeuritis multiplex.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mononeuritis multiplex.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mononeuritis multiplex: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mononeuritis multiplex.
Treatments for Mononeuritis multiplex: see treatments for Mononeuritis multiplex
Research for Mononeuritis multiplex: see research for Mononeuritis multiplex

Name and Aliases of Mononeuritis multiplex

Main name of condition: Mononeuritis multiplex

Other names or spellings for Mononeuritis multiplex:

Polyneuritis cranialis Source - Diseases Database

Mononeuritis multiplex: Related Conditions

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