focal neuropathy


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focal neuropathy

Any nerve disease or injury, e.g., carpal tunnel syndrome or peroneal nerve palsy, that affects a single nerve.
See also: neuropathy
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The distribution of 2502 patients who were diagnosed as having nontraumatic focal neuropathy is presented in Table 4.
The most commonly encountered type of nontraumatic focal neuropathy was carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).
Focal neuropathy is painful and unpredictable and occurs most often in older people.