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polyneuritis

 [pol″e-noo͡-ri´tis]
inflammation of many nerves simultaneously.
acute febrile polyneuritis (acute idiopathic polyneuritis) (acute infectious polyneuritis) (acute postinfectious polyneuritis) Guillain-Barré syndrome.

pol·y·neu·rop·a·thy

(pol'ē-nū-rop'ă-thē),
1. A disease process involving a number of peripheral nerves (literal sense).
2. A nontraumatic generalized disorder of peripheral nerves, affecting the distal fibers most severely, with proximal shading (for example, the feet are affected sooner or more severely than the hands), and typically symmetrically; most often affects motor and sensory fibers almost equally, but can involve either one, either solely or very disproportionately; classified as axon degenerating (axonal), or demyelinating; many causes, particularly metabolic and toxic; familial or sporadic. Synonym(s): polyneuritis
[poly- + G. neuron, nerve, + pathos, disease]

polyneuritis

/poly·neu·ri·tis/ (-ndbobr-ri´tis) inflammation of several peripheral nerves simultaneously.
acute febrile polyneuritis , acute idiopathic polyneuritis an acute, rapidly progressive, ascending motor neuron paralysis, beginning in the feet and ascending to the other muscles, often occurring after an enteric or respiratory infection.

polyneuritis

(pŏl′ē-no͝o-rī′tĭs, -nyo͝o-)
n.
Inflammation of several nerves at one time, marked by paralysis, pain, and muscle wasting. Also called multiple neuritis.

pol′y·neu·rit′ic (-rĭt′ĭk) adj.

polyneuritis

[-noo͡rī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, polys, many, neuron, nerve, itis, inflammation
an inflammation involving many nerves.

pol·y·neu·rop·a·thy

(pol'ē-nūr-op'ă-thē)
1. A disease process involving a number of peripheral nerves (literal sense).
2. A nontraumatic generalized disorder of peripheral nerves, affecting the distal fibers most severely, with proximal shading (e.g., the feet are affected sooner or more severely than the hands), and typically symmetrically; most often affects motor and sensory fibers almost equally, but can involve either one solely or very disproportionately; classified as axon degenerating (axonal) or demyelinating; many causes, particularly metabolic and toxic; familial or sporadic in nature.
Synonym(s): polyneuritis.
3. Synonym(s): acrodynia (2) . Synonym(s): multiple neuritis.
[poly- + G. neuron, nerve, + pathos, disease]

polyneuritis

Any inflammatory disorder affecting peripheral nerves.

polyneuritis

simultaneous inflammation of spinal nerves, characterized by pain, paraesthesiae, paralysis and wasting of subserved skeletal muscles (see syndrome, Guillain-Barré)

polyneuritis (pōˈ·lē·n·rīˑ·tis),

n an inflammatory condition that involves multiple nerves.

polyneuritis

inflammation of many nerves simultaneously.

polyneuritis equi
idiopathic polyneuritis
polyneuritis equi
postinfectious polyneuritis
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Caution, however, must be exercised because an increased cerebrospinal fluid protein level occurs in other forms of acute and chronic polyneuritis.
In 1911 Funk isolated a pyrimidine-related concentrate from rice polishings that was curative for polyneuritis in pigeons [1, 2].
Arthralgia and/or arthritis (usually transient and rarely chronic), and polyneuritis are features of infection with wild-type rubella and vary in frequency and severity with age and gender, being greatest in adult females and least in prepubertal children.
However these findings are quite non-specific and the differential diagnosis includes other hypertrophic neuropathies like Refsum's disease, amyloid infiltration, chronic relapsing polyneuritis and Guillain-Barre syndrome.
White striae in the fingernails are consistent with a diagnosis of arsenical polyneuritis, even though urine and hair arsenic concentrations may be within normal limits (Heyman et al.
Throughout the length of the spinal cord in animal 2, there was a bilateral asymmetric polyneuritis restricted to the dorsal nerve roots at most segmental levels.
However, these findings are quite non-specific and the differential diagnosis includes other hypertrophic neuropathies such as Refsum's disease, amyloid infiltration, chronic relapsing polyneuritis and Guillain-Barre' syndrome.
Arthralgia and/or arthritis (usually transient and rarely chronic), and polyneuritis are features of natural rubella and vary in frequency and severity with age and sex, being greatest in adult females and least in prepubertal children.
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Both PDD and mammalian Borna disease share many attributes, including a viral encephalitis and polyneuritis with selective destruction of Purkinje cells, lymphocyte infiltration, and dysfunction of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems (29-31).
Meningitis, encephalitis, acute flaccid paralysis (poliomyelitis), mononeuritis, polyneuritis, and Reye syndrome constitute most of the illnesses (4).
Polyneuritis and myositis in Trypanosoma gambiense infection.