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Glossary for Brachial Neuritis

  • Arm numbness: Loss of feeling or sensation
  • Diphtheria: Infectious bacterial respiratory disease
  • Flaccid paralysis: A condition which is characterized by marked
  • Inflammatory conditions that may be pathogenic or non-pathogenic: Medical conditions causing inflammation, whether due to a pathogen (e.g. bacteria, virus), or a systemic or other cause.
  • Limb conditions: Medical conditions affecting the upper or lower limbs.
  • Muscle conditions: Any condition that affects the muscles of the body
  • Nervous system conditions: Diseases affecting the nerves and the nervous system.
  • Pain conditions: Diseases characterized by pain and pain-like symptoms.
  • Parsonage Turner syndrome: Inflammation of the nerves that carry signals from the spine to the shoulder, arm and hands.
  • Polyarteritis nodosa: A serious blood vessel disease where small and medium-sized arteries become swollen and damaged and are unable to adequately supply oxygenated blood to various tissues in the body. The disease can occur in a mild form or a serious, rapidly fatal form.
  • Shoulder Pain: A pain that occurs in the shoulder. There is often other associated symptoms depending on the cause of the shoulder pain. For example, swelling may indicate a broken bone.
  • Shoulder conditions: Any condition that affects the shoulder
  • Tingling: Tingling, prickling, or pins-and-needles sensations
  • Upper arm conditions: Medical conditions affecting the upper arm region.


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