mononeuropathy


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Related to mononeuropathy: multiple mononeuropathy, mononeuropathy multiplex

mon·o·neu·rop·a·thy

(mon'ō-nū-rop'ă-thē),
Disorder involving a single nerve.

mononeuropathy

/mono·neu·rop·a·thy/ (-ndbobr-rop´ah-the) disease affecting a single nerve.
multiple mononeuropathy , mononeuropathy mul´tiplex mononeuropathy of several different nerves simultaneously.

mononeuropathy

[-noo͡rop′əthē]
Etymology: Gk, monos + neuron, nerve, pathos, disease
any disease or disorder that affects a single nerve trunk. Some common causes of disorders involving single nerve trunks are electric shock, radiation, and fractured bones that may compress or lacerate nerve fibers. Casts and tourniquets that are too tight may also damage a nerve by compression or by ischemia. The peripheral nerve trunks are especially vulnerable to compression and entrapment.

mononeuropathy

Mononeuritis Neurology A peripheral neuropathy characterized by loss of movement or sensation in a single nerve group Etiology Damage/destruction of an isolated nerve/nerve group, which may be systemic or, more commonly, due to direct trauma, prolonged pressure, or compression by adjacent structures

mon·o·neu·rop·a·thy

(mon'ō-nūr-op'ă-thē)
Disorder involving a single nerve.

mononeuropathy

A disorder affecting a single nerve. This may be due to nerve compression, as in the CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME, the THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME or SATURDAY NIGHT PALSY, or other trauma or to DIABETES.

mononeuropathy

neuropathy affecting tissues supplied by a single nerve, e.g. lower-limb effects of common peroneal nerve trauma

mononeuropathy

a lesion or lesions affecting a single peripheral nerve.

mononeuropathy multiplex
neuropathy involving a number of peripheral nerves but in a random manner.
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The 1990 American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for CSS are as follows: 1) asthma; 2) eosinophilia of more than 10%; 3) mononeuropathy, including mononeuritis multiplex or polyneuropathy; 4) paranasal sinus abnormality; 5) nonfixed pulmonary infiltrates; and 6) extravascular eosinophils evidenced on biopsy.
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2) Median mononeuropathy at or distal to the wrist or carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is one of a number of muscle-, tendon- and nerve-related disorders that affect people performing intensive work with their hands.
This term was proposed by Emory et al (2) to combine lesions previously classified as localized hypertrophic neuropathy, hypertrophic mononeuropathy, localized hypertrophic neurofibrosis, intraneural neurofibroma, and hypertrophic interstitial neuritis.
For example, a recent study found that patients with MC were more likely to experience moderate-to-severe polyneuropathy, while those without MC were more likely to experience mild-to-moderate mononeuropathy or multiple neuropathy [49].
Median mononeuropathy at or distal to the wrist or carpal tunnel syndrome is one of a number of muscle-, tendon-, and nerve-related disorders that affect people performing intensive work with their hands.