ischemic neuropathy


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is·che·mic neu·rop·a·thy

neuropathy resulting from acute or chronic ischemia of the involved nerves.
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Ischemic neuropathy is subtly different from diabetic neuropathy in that diabetes in some fashion is directly responsible for the nerve damage, although, as I mentioned earlier, we think the intermediary is a blockage of very small vessels.
Ropper: Ischemic neuropathy is reversible, as we showed in a study that was published by our group in the Archives of Neurology last year.