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Related to diabetic polyneuritis: diabetes mellitus
an inflammation involving many nerves. It usually occurs as a complication in long-term cases of diabetes mellitus.
polyneuritis(pol?e-noo-rit'is) [ poly- + neuritis] Multiple neuritis.
acute idiopathic polyneuritisGuillain-Barré syndrome.
diabetic polyneuritisDiabetic neuropathy.
Jamaica ginger polyneuritisJamaica ginger paralysis.
Polyneuritis due to metabolic disorders such as nutritional deficiency, esp. the lack of thiamine; gastrointestinal disorders; or pathologic conditions such as diabetes, pernicious anemia, and toxemias of pregnancy.
Polyneuritis due to poisons such as heavy metals, alcohol, carbon monoxide, or organic compounds.