acute motor axonal neuropathy


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acute motor axonal neuropathy (AMAN),

an acute, pure motor axon-degenerating type of polyradiculoneuropathy, a variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome; seen principally in a seasonal pattern (spring or summer) among children in rural China following epidemics of diarrhea caused by Campylobacter jejuni.

a·cute mo·tor ax·o·nal neu·r·op·a·thy

(ă-kyūt' mō'tŏr ak-sō'năl nūr-op'ă-thē)
An acute, pure motor axon-degenerating type of polyradiculoneuropathy, a variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome; seen principally in a seasonal pattern (spring or summer) among children in rural China following epidemics of diarrhea caused by Campylobacter jejuni.
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