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What do peripheral nerve, polyradiculopathy or myelopathy mean?

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery

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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.

In brief: 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.
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