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- adj. of, or relating to neuropathy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to neuropathy; of the nature of, or suffering from, nervous disease.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to neuropathy.
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According to the latest definition, the term neuropathic pain refers to pain arising as a direct consequence of a lesion or disease affecting the somatosensory system
Crocker speaks of a rare form which he entitles neuropathic plica, and cites two cases, one reported by Le Page 16.33 whose specimen is in the Royal College of Surgeons Museum; and the other was in a Hindoo described by Pestonji.
Crocker speaks of a rare form which he entitles neuropathic plica, and cites two cases, one reported by Le Page whose specimen is in the Royal College of Surgeons Museum; and the other was in a Hindoo described by Pestonji.
The other, called neuropathic pain, results from damage to the nerves themselves and is often set off by diseases like diabetes or shingles.
First, let us cite a few cases of what may be called neuropathic deceit -- a kind of insanity which shows itself in deceiving.
Scientists from Cambridge University said that if drugs could be designed to block the protein produced by the gene, they could treat a type of pain known as neuropathic pain, which is linked to nerve damage and often very difficult to control with currently available drugs.
Chronic pain is also called neuropathic pain syndrome because it results from a malfunction in the nerves, which signals a danger even though there is none.
While this may correctly be called neuropathic (pathology of nerve tissue), the clinical and prognostic implications of these pain states has lead to the term "central pain" being applied to these very stubborn pain syndromes.
This mode of the experience of pain is called neuropathic, implying pathology or disease of the nerves themselves.
Some 1 million people are affected by shingles and among those nearly 15 percent will develop the condition known as neuropathic pain syndrome
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