multiple mononeuropathy

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multiple mononeuropathy

an abnormal condition characterized by dysfunction of several individual nerve trunks. It may be caused by various diseases, such as necrotizing angiopathy, uremia, diabetes mellitus, and some inflammatory immunological disorders.


(mon?o-noo-rop'a-the) [ mono- + neuropathy]
Disease of a single nerve.

focal appendicular mononeuropathy

Nerve disease or impairment that affects motor function on the face or limbs. Examples include Bell's palsy, diabetic amyotrophy, median neuropathy (carpal tunnel syndrome), and ulnar neuropathy.

hypertrophic mononeuropathy

A rare peripheral nerve disorder in which a single nerve enlarges (forming a mass) and malfunctions. On biopsy the cells surrounding the damaged nerve are arranged in a diagnostic “onion-bulb” shape.

multiple mononeuropathy

Mononeuritis multiplex.
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The most prevalent type of neural impairment was the sensory and motor multiple mononeuropathy, and the most affected nerve was the ulnar.
Patients with connective tissue disease including RA may have different types of peripheral neuropathy, including entrapment neuropathy, distal axonal, predominantly sensory neuropathy, mononeuropathy or multiple mononeuropathy, and fulminant sensorimotor polyneuropathy (7).

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