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mon·o·neu·rop·a·thy

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

(mon'ō-nūr-op'ă-thē)
Disorder involving a single nerve.
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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.
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The prevalence of median mononeuropathies in our sample of US Army dental personnel far exceeded that previously reported in the general population.
Multiple mononeuropathies in various combinations involving two or more nerves is seen in 14 (7%) patients.
In a study conducted in the Amazon region, in a group comprising 78 HCV patients, the rate of CTS was 5.5%, while that of multiple mononeuropathies was 14.1% (26).
(15,16) There were no new cases of electrodiagnostic median nerve abnormalities and no statistically significant shift of the nerve conduction values in the prevalence of median mononeuropathies following the 12-week training program.
In the upper extremity PIN occurs with less frequency than median and ulnar mononeuropathies. (1) Among athletes, the incidence of PIN is unknown.
We will not discuss the evaluation of other peripheral neuropathic processes--eg, mononeuropathies, plexopathies, or motor neuronopathies such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
There are five types of neurological syndromes related to diabetes mellitus: distal symmetric polyneuropathy (most frequent), autonomic neuropathy, small-fiber neuropathy (earliest), polyradiculopathy, and mononeuropathies [4, 5].
They range from the "classic" chronic progressive distal symmetric neuropathies to acute mononeuropathies to pressure palsies most often affecting the median and ulnar nerves.
(10) have reported that headache and mental status changes are the most frequent neurological complications of HSP, followed by seizures, focal neurologic deficits, mononeuropathies and polyradiculoneuropathies.
Electrodiagnosis helps to exclude other common causes like polyradiculopathy or focal mononeuropathies.
In a population such as the dental assistants studied here, it is reasonable to expect that subclinical upper extremity mononeuropathies secondary to repetitive overuse may be present.
Femoral nerve compression is an uncommon clinical entity when compared with other mononeuropathies. (5) It has been reported several times in the literature but its specific prevalence is unknown.