sensory neuropathy

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sensory neuropathy

neuropathy or polyneuropathy of sensory nerves.


pertaining to sensation.

equine sensory ataxia
see enzootic equine incoordination.
sensory input
produced by sensory organs and transmitted by afferent nerve fibers to the central nervous system. See also sense.
sensory nerve
a peripheral nerve that conducts impulses from a sense organ to the spinal cord or brain; called also afferent nerve. See also nerve.
sensory neuropathy
see hereditary sensory neuropathy.
sensory paralytic urinary bladder
see atonic neurogenic urinary bladder.
sensory perceptivity
the ability to perceive, to feel. Tests for this in animals are based on the assumption that the observer can differentiate between a reflex response and a central perception.
sensory receptor
see sensory receptor.
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5] It was not until 3 years post-treatment that the patient began experiencing worsening of her fecal continence secondary to a sensory neuropathy of her bowels with subsequent overflow incontinence.
In conclusion, paraneoplastic sensory neuropathy should be kept in mind in patients who present with neuropathy, particularly in the patients with malignancy.
Conclusions: Evaluation of sensory neuropathy by utilizing sensory nerve conduction studies can be used as a reliable test for initial diagnosis or monitoring the patients with chronic renal failure.
Several risk factors predispose these individuals to foot infections including, but not limited to, sensory neuropathy, autonomic neuropathy, motor neuropathy, atherosclerotic disease, hyperglycemia, and immune dysfunction.
The most common is a painful small-fiber sensory neuropathy predominantly affecting unmyelinated nociceptive fibers.
Any patient who walks into the room in spite of extensive plantar ulceration has sensory neuropathy (Fig.
Deficiencies in vitamin E can cause sensory neuropathy, a loss of feeling in the hands and feet.
Several clinical variant forms of CIDP exist, including predominantly distal motor weakness in lower limbs, asymmetric sensorimotor deficits with upper limb involvement (Lewis-Sumner syndrome), a pure sensory neuropathy, and a pure motor neuropathy.
The most frequent cause of neuropathic pain in patients with HIV infection is a distal sensory neuropathy which may be the result of the HIV infection itself or of neurotoxicity from drugs used in treating patients with AIDS.
Although dosages of vitamin B6 up to 200 mg per day are generally safe, larger doses (such have 500-2,000 mg per day) have been reported to cause a sensory neuropathy in a stocking-and-glove distribution.
In the integrated analysis, the most commonly reported adverse events were asthenic conditions (including fatigue, malaise, and weakness) (64%), nausea (55%), diarrhea (52%), constipation (41%), peripheral neuropathy NEC (including peripheral sensory neuropathy and peripheral neuropathy aggravated) (39%), thrombocytopenia and appetite decreased (including anorexia) (each 36%), pyrexia (34%), vomiting (33%), and anemia (29%).