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What does polyradiculopathy mean?

What does polyradiculopathy  mean?

Nerve root: Radiculopathy means abnormal function of a nerve root, such as coming from neck or lower back. Poly- refers to multiple levels. The term may be associated with stenosis or narrowing at certain areas of the spine, but also, if multiple herniated discs are present. ...Read more

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Polyradiculopathy or myelopathy. What does that mean?

Polyradiculopathy or myelopathy. What does that mean?

Different things: A myleopathy is a neurologic issue usually related to spinal cord compression either from within the cord like a tumor or syringomyelia or due to external reasons like a disc herniaion or spinal stenosis. Sometimes there are cord changes that are present and remain chronic even though the problem causing it was fixed. A polyradiculopathy is when multiple nerve roots are involved. ...Read more

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What do peripheral nerve, polyradiculopathy or myelopathy mean?

What do peripheral nerve, polyradiculopathy or myelopathy mean?

See below: Peripheral nerves are outside the spine, going to muscles, skin, other tissues in the trunk, arms and legs. Polyradiculopathy is irritation of two or more spinal nerves. Myelopathy is malfunction of the spinal cord. ...Read more

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What do these terms mean? 'Peripheral nerve, polyradiculopathy or myelopathy'?

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What do these terms mean? 'Peripheral nerve, polyradiculopathy or myelopathy'?

Myelopathy: Peripheral nerves connect the brain & spinal cord to the body, can be motor or sensory. Polyradiculopathy is damage to several nerve roots which cause neurologic symptoms such as pain. Myelopathy is spinal cord abnormality such as injury or inflammation (Myelitis). ...Read more

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The doctor says my problem is uncertain, with possbilities being either 'peripheral nerve, polyradiculopathy or myelopathy.' What does that mean?

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The doctor says my problem is uncertain, with possbilities being either 'peripheral nerve, polyradiculopathy or myelopathy.' What does that mean?

Nerves: Peripheral nerve is involvement of one nerve in body. Polyradiculopathy is diffuse nerve root involvement such as Diabetes, Myelopathy is Spinal cord involvement. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms that you have a s.T.D ?

What are the symptoms that you have a s.T.D ?

Not many: By far, the most common symptoms for women are a vaginal discharge and pain with intercourse. The discharge may or may not be foul smelling. It will be different from your typical discharge. Unlike men, women frequently do not have any burning with urination. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of spider bites in the u.S.?

What are symptoms of spider bites in the u.S.?

Depends: Anything from minor itching and redness, to crusting, oozing and in a few cases severe skin and soft tissue breakdown. It depends upon the species. See: << http://www.Webmd.Com/allergies/ss/slideshow-bad-bugs?Ecd=wnl_aaa_060412 >> for a pictorial view. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of addison s disease like?

What are the symptoms of addison s disease like?

Addison's disease: Fatigue, lightheadedness while standing, muscle weakness, fever, weight loss, sweating, nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, headaches, muscle/joint pains, mood changes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Asperger s syndrome in youth?

What are the symptoms of Asperger s syndrome in youth?

Autism spectrum D/O: Significant difficulties on social interaction, restricted of repeat stove pattern of behavior and interest , with reservation of linguistic and cognitive development. ...Read more

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What is Asperger s syndrome symptoms that appear first?

Aspergers: First know what aspergers is. Watch this first. Autism spectrum and aspergers in 8 mins. Check it! http://youtu.Be/xg1ngp1ngds. ...Read more