acrotrophoneurosis

acrotrophoneurosis

An obsolete term dignifying the trophic changes seen in extremities affected by peripheral neuropathies.

acrotrophoneurosis

(ak″rō-trof″o-nu-rō′sis) [acro- + trophoneurosis]
Trophoneurosis of the extremities with trophic, neuritic, and vascular changes. It is usually caused by prolonged immersion in water.