Onion bulb neuropathy

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onion bulb neuropathy

Designation for any of several demyelinating polyneuropathies in which the nerves are enlarged, due to onion bulb formation-whorls of overlapping schwann cell processes encircling bare medullated axons, e.g., progressive hypertrophic polyneuropathy.

See: hypertrophic interstitial neuropathy.

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