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- n. A neuropathy that affects only a single nerve (as distinguished from polyneuropathy).
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- n. any neuropathy of a single nerve trunk
Mononeuropathies may result from a wide variety of causes, including Multiple mononeuropathies that occur at the same time are called mononeuropathy multiplex or mononeuritis multiplex.
In previous studies, researchers showed that PN can occur after bariatric surgery and be of three types: mononeuropathy, sensory predominant polyneuropathy, and radiculoplexus neuropathy.
Mononeuropathy is "disease or trauma involving a single peripheral nerve in isolation, or out of proportion to evidence of diffuse peripheral nerve dysfunction. mononeuropathy multiplex refers to a condition characterized by multiple isolated nerve injuries.