mononeuropathy


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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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8,9] Although mononeuropathy was the most common peripheral neuropathy after BS (81%), polyneuropathy (8%) and radiculopathy (11%) may be also observed.
Based on the above ease study 1 results, the GEHS neurophysiological classification system category was severe mononeuropathy of the left ulnar nerve at the elbow.
Electromyography revealed diminished or no compound muscle action potential and sensory nerve action potential amplitude in the left median and ulnar nerves and the right tibialis anterior nerves, indicating multiplex mononeuropathy with axonal damage.
Prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome and median mononeuropathy among dentists.
Association with local mononeuropathy has been reported exceptionally.
Electrodiagnostic approach to the patient with suspected mononeuropathy of the upper extremity.
1) The most common events were headache, mood disorders, cognitive dysfunction, anxiety disorder, cerebrovascular disease, seizure disorders, acute confusional states, polyneuropathy, mononeuropathy, and psychosis.
Diabetic patients presenting to an optometrist with diplopia may have a mononeuropathy of the oculomotor (3rd), trochlear (4th) or abducens (6th) cranial nerve.
In the lower extremity, peroneal nerve palsy is the most frequently seen mononeuropathy, which is commonly due to its compression or traction around the knee as it passes lateral to the surgical neck of the fibula (5, 6).
Findings on laryngeal EMG were essentially normal except for the detection of a few large-amplitude motor units within the left thyroarytenoid muscle that were not consistent with a focal laryngeal mononeuropathy.
Antinociceptive effects of acute and 'chronic' injections of tricyclic antidepressant drugs in a new model of mononeuropathy in rats.