ischaemic neuropathy

ischaemic neuropathy

A nerve disorder due to inadequate blood supply and featuring tingling, numbness and pain and sometimes loss of motor function.
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It is important to differentiate between optic neuritis, second only to glaucoma as the most common acquired optic nerve disorder in people aged under 50, and ischaemic neuropathy. (22) Optic neuritis typically occurs at about age 30, affecting the central field with 90% of patients experiencing pain, typically worse on adduction.
In this case it may be possible it arises from local toxic effects from the intense surrounding parotitis, and ischaemic neuropathy with acute facial nerve compression secondary to the rapidly expanding abscess.