mononeuropathy


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mon·o·neu·rop·a·thy

(mon'ō-nū-rop'ă-thē),
Disorder involving a single nerve.

mononeuropathy

Mononeuritis Neurology A peripheral neuropathy characterized by loss of movement or sensation in a single nerve group Etiology Damage/destruction of an isolated nerve/nerve group, which may be systemic or, more commonly, due to direct trauma, prolonged pressure, or compression by adjacent structures

mon·o·neu·rop·a·thy

(mon'ō-nūr-op'ă-thē)
Disorder involving a single nerve.

mononeuropathy

A disorder affecting a single nerve. This may be due to nerve compression, as in the CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME, the THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME or SATURDAY NIGHT PALSY, or other trauma or to DIABETES.
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The classification criteria for CSS comprise asthma, eosinophilia (>10% on differential), mononeuropathy, non-fixed pulmonary infiltrates, paranasal sinusitis, and biopsy containing a blood vessel with extravascular eosinophils.
The most common three electrophysiological diagnoses were as follows: 11.3% myopathy, 6.6% myopathy, 5.6% mononeuropathy.
[17] presented 11 patients, in whom the first symptoms were neurological ones: in 7 patients, CNS involvement manifested as MS-like form and optic neuritis, and in 4 cases, peripheral nerve injury as Guillain-Barre syndrome and multifocal mononeuropathy. In 2 patients, increased SEP latency was observed and in 1 reduced SEP amplitude.
There was electrophysiologic evidence on this examination of a severe, left ulnar nerve mononeuropathy at the elbow, at or distal to the medial epicondyle/ olecranon and distal to the innervation of the FCU; demyelinating and axonal loss neuropathic process affecting both motor and sensory fibers; and chronic denervation of the left first dorsal interosseous (1st DI) and abductor digiti minimi (ADM).
The patient was considered to have possible CNS involvement, multiplex mononeuropathy, and skin lesions.
Mononeuropathy was induced in diabetic rats by crushing right upper one-third length of the sciatic nerve with hemostatic forceps for 30 s.
Jardin assessed 49 patients with PNL and observed mononeuritis multiplex in 61%, mononeuropathy in 33% and only 6% had polyneuropathy.
Fasciculation of a single motor unit of a muscle, muscle wasting or a squint could indicate a mononeuropathy.
Sequelae were seen with mononeuropathy multiplex, PTS, and inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy.
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