stocking & glove distribution

stocking & glove distribution

Neurology A pattern of peripheral nerve disease characterized by a relatively sharply demarcated loss of pain, touch, temperature, position and vibration sensation, accompanied by weakness, muscular atrophy, and loss of tendon reflexes–eg, the 'stocking' pattern of distal diabetic polyneuropathy, characterized by waxing and waning paresthesias that worsen at night
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