polyradiculoneuritis

polyradiculoneuritis

 [pol″e-rah-dik″u-lo-noo͡-ri´tis]
acute infectious polyneuritis that involves the peripheral nerves, the spinal nerve roots, and the spinal cord.

polyradiculoneuritis

/poly·ra·dic·u·lo·neu·ri·tis/ (-rah-dik″u-lo-ndbobr-ri´tis) acute idiopathic polyneuritis.

polyradiculoneuritis

(pŏl″ē-ră-dĭk″ū-lō-nū-rī′tĭs) [″ + ″ + Gr. neuron, nerve, + itis, inflammation]
Inflammation of the peripheral nerves and spinal ganglia.

polyradiculoneuritis

an acute polyneuritis that involves the peripheral nerves and spinal nerve roots.

ganglionic polyradiculoneuritis
idiopathic polyradiculoneuritis
an acute, progressive ascending paralysis, usually leading to complete tetraplegia, that occurs in dogs and rarely cats. A slow recovery is usual but occasional cases are chronic or relapsing. The condition follows raccoon bites in some dogs, hence the name 'Coonhound paralysis', but the etiology is unclear; other cases occur sporadically with no known cause. Similar to guillain-barré syndrome in humans.
protozoan polyradiculoneuritis
canine neosporosis.
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Researchers from the University of Melbourne U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital discovered that raw chicken, especially chicken necks, increases the risk of acute polyradiculoneuritis (APN) by more than 70 times.
Neospora encephalomyelitis and polyradiculoneuritis in an aged mare with Cushing's disease.
Other differential diagnoses in dogs include acute polyradiculoneuritis and myasthenic disorders, such as tick paralysis, a disease caused by neurotoxins secreted by ticks belonging to the genera Ixodes and Dermacentor (BORS et al.
Unfortunately, the patient refused a lumbar puncture with a CSF exam, so a Miller Fisher subacute polyradiculoneuritis could not be directly excluded.
Consequently, increased concentrations of NSE in the CSF and serum have been identified in several cerebral pathologies, including encephalitis, cerebral infarction, Parkinson disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, spinocerebellar degeneration, cervical spondylosis, polyradiculoneuritis, and TBI (23, 57, 58).
Of the patients with GBS, 2 had acute demyelinating type, and 1 was with motor axonal-type polyradiculoneuritis.
Her owners from Pembrokeshire took the black, white and grey dog to a specialist in Bath who was able to confirm Della was suffering from Polyradiculoneuritis only through a process of elimination.
Less than 1% of infections are manifested as neuroinvasive disease, such as meningoencephalitis, polyradiculoneuritis, and poliolike flaccid paralysis (1).
1962) The ataxic form of polyradiculoneuritis (Landry-Guillain-Barre syndrome): clinical and pathologic observations.
Trigeminal and polyradiculoneuritis in a dog presenting with masticatory muscle atrophy and Horner's syndrome.
Diseases that cause paralysis, such as tick paralysis, polyradiculoneuritis (coonhound paralysis), and botulism would likely be included in this category.
Acute meningomyelitis and polyradiculoneuritis disclosing systemic lupus erythematosus.