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1. axon.
2. central nervous system. adj., adj neurax´ial.


The axial, unpaired part of the central nervous system: spinal cord, rhombencephalon, mesencephalon, and diencephalon, in contrast to the paired cerebral hemisphere, or telencephalon.


The axial, unpaired part of the central nervous system: spinal cord, rhombencephalon, mesencephalon, and diencephalon, in contrast to the paired cerebral hemispheres, or telencephalon.


1. axon.
2. central nervous system.

Patient discussion about neuraxis

Q. Fibromyalgia deeply affect the CNS? Do fibromyalgia deeply affect the CNS (central nervous system)?

A. Fibromyalgia is somewhat related to central nervous system. Fibromyalgia can ultimately disrupt the flow of neurotransmitters between the body and the brain. As a result, fibromyalgia can cause the patient to feel continuous pain, and create chronic muscle spasms. In addition, fibromyalgia patients are often subject to abnormally light a sleeping pattern which prevents the normal production of serotonin and growth hormone normally produced during stage 4 (deep) sleep. This inhibits the body’s ability to heal itself, and may contribute to the overwhelming fatigue and depression experienced by those with FMS.

Q. Is fibromyalgia related to Central Nervous System? Is fibromyalgia related to Central Nervous System? Among men and women who is more prone to the symptoms of fibromyalgia?

A. here is a quote from the National Fibromyalgia Association site:

"Little research has been conducted that measures the prevalence of fibromyalgia, and estimates vary widely as to the proportion of male versus female patients. A 1999 epidemiology study conducted in London found a female to male ratio of roughly three to one. However, a 2001 review of the research literature in Current Rheumatology Reports stated the ratio was nine to one."

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According to several studies (11,13,16,17), a number of pathways may explain the potential effects of manual medicine procedures on the neuraxis, and therefore theoretically corroborate the positive neuromuscular improvements in this case.
From histological point of view, the teratomas within the neuraxis are similar to the extragonadal ones, and consist of a mixture of cells derived from all three germ layers.
Results of Western blot and immunolabeling throughout the neuraxis were consistent with atypical scrapie (data not shown).
MRI provides explicit information of soft tissue lesions, the neuraxis, and epidural tissues and continues to be the imaging modality of choice in determining neural compression.
Vishteh AG, Zabramski JM, Spetzler RF (1999) Patients with spinal cord cavernous malformations are at an increased risk for multiple neuraxis cavernous malformations.
After introductory chapters on local anesthetics and regional anesthesia equipment, subsequent sections address blocks of the upper extremity, lower extremity, head and neck, airway, trunk, and neuraxis, as well as chronic pain blocks.
Though PA, PMA's closest relative, (1, 9-11) can occur anywhere along the neuraxis, to our knowledge PMA has never been reported in the lateral ventricles.
Inflammatory pseudotumors of the CNS are usually dura-based but can be found anywhere in the neuraxis, including brain parenchyma, spinal cord, choroid plexus, (2) and the pineal region.
A strong point of the book is the inclusion of published practice guidelines and algorithms including the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia guidelines on central neuraxis block in patients receiving thromboprophylaxis, the (British) Difficult Airway Society algorithm for difficult intubation and the UK resuscitation algorithms.
Metastasis and invasion along the neuraxis should be used as diagnostic criterion for malignancy of choroid plexus neoplasms (KOESTNER et al.
Typical actively demyelinating lesions are present in contiguous white matter and elsewhere in the neuraxis in all cases exhibiting prephagocytic pathology examined to date.
brainstem) afferent neurons synapse with visual and vestibular input throughout the neuraxis to facilitate automatic postural control and locomotion.