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Polyneuropathy

polyneuropathy

(Science: neurology) A disease process involving a number of peripheral nerves.

Origin: Gr. Pathos = disease


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The Fiber Disease

... Peripheral neuropathy [277.1-64] __ Photosensitivity (porphyrins interacting with sunlight causing neurologic and/or skin problems) [277.1-65] __ Polyneuropathy [277.1-66] __ Psychosis [277.1-67] __ Restlessness [277.1-68] __ Respiration, decreased [277.1-69] __ Respiratory paralysis [277.1-70] ...

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by London
Thu Jan 18, 2007 2:39 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... poisoning][Article in German] Trenkwalder P, Bencze K, Lydtin H. In a 42-year-old man with abdominal symptoms, loss of hair and increasing distal polyneuropathy in both legs, the clinical suspicion of thallium poisoning was confirmed by urinary and blood analysis. Hair analysis provided a pointer ...

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by London
Wed Dec 06, 2006 7:40 pm
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Auto Immunity: Campylobacter and the Guillain Barré Syndrome

... flagellum or two flagella). A strong correlation is present between Campylobacter and the development of Guillain Barré Syndrome (GBS). GBS is a polyneuropathy that causes prompt progressive inflammation of the nerves. The syndrome results in a loss of sensation and muscle weakness. It does this ...

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by Inuyasha
Mon Oct 31, 2005 2:44 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Auto Immunity: Campylobacter and the Guillain Barré Syndrome
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