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what is the definition or description of: mononeuritis multiplex?

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Dr. David Cohen
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Painful neuropathy: Inflammation of a group of nerves caused by impairment in circulation to the nerves. Can be seen in diabetes and conditions called vasculitis which cause inflammaation of blood vessels.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Descriptions: Mononeuropathy involves one nerve. Polyneuropathy bilateral and symmetrical. Mononeuritis multiplex, several scattered mononeuropathies, of an asymettrical pattern. Associated with diabetes, arteritic disorders, inflammatory immune processes.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

Is mononeuritis multiplex curable?

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Dr. David Cohen
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Depends: Itr depends on what is causing it and soon it is treated.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Can someone tell me if there is a treatment for mononeuritis multiplex?

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Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Mononeuritis multi: Mononeurotis multiple is a clinical description indicating many isolated neurologic symptoms. It is usually associated with central nervous system, inflammatory or infectious causes. Only when it has been determined what the underlying cause is can a treatment be considered. Go see a clinician asap.
Moreno Valley, CA
A 54-year-old female asked:

Briefly describe "mononeuritis of unspecified site" and treatment. Searching only returns mononeuritis multiplex. 54, F, nondiabetic?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Interpretation: The term is a diagnosis code, and reflects only an opinion that a patient has inflammation of one nerve at an unknown site. Not sure how that ties into your symptoms or issues, but if you provide additional information, we could deal with guiding you.

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