peripheral nervous system


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Synonyms for peripheral nervous system

the section of the nervous system lying outside the brain and spinal cord

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Keywords: Systemic lupus erythematosus, brainstem reflexes, electroneuromyography, peripheral nervous system
Neurological involvement is seen in 60-80% cases of EGPA with a predilection for the peripheral nervous system.
Ginty and colleagues plan to figure out exactly when these genes do their important work in the peripheral nervous system.
If I was a patient and I was feeling pain or experiencing neuropathy, the prized pain drug for me would target the peripheral nervous system neurons, but do nothing to the central nervous system, thus avoiding non-addictive drug side effects," said Bhatia.
The peripheral nervous system is made up of different types of nerves -- some are mechanical (feel pressure) and others detect temperature (heat).
The actual prevalence of PNP in COPD is currently unknown, although there are several studies that indicate peripheral nervous system is commonly involved, which on most occasions is subclinical.
If damage occurs in the peripheral nervous system, which controls areas outside of the brain and spinal cord, about 30% of the nerves grow back and there is often recovery of movement and function.
Sudorimetry will be the first detectable damage to the small fibers of the peripheral nervous system, before any clinical signs or symptoms.
Organized by chief complaint, the cases offer practitioners and students examples from all major areas of neurology, including critical care and trauma, epilepsy, movement disorders, stroke, neurodegenerative diseases, spinal cord pathologies, neuro-oncology, neuromuscular and peripheral nervous system disorders, neuro-immunology, and neuro-infectious diseases.
515) investigated associations between OP pesticides and peripheral nervous system (PNS) function among 678 male pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study (AHS).
However, GABA supplements can affect the peripheral nervous system and other parts of the body not protected by the blood-brain barrier.
Early signs of the disorder often present in the peripheral nervous system, causing individuals with this disorder to have problems walking.
Aging is associated with protein damage and imbalance in redox status in a variety of cells and tissues, yet little is known about the extent of age-related oxidative stress in the peripheral nervous system.
It starts in Chapter 1 by describing the peripheral nervous system and its embryology.
The CeNeRx compounds were specifically designed so their activity is restricted to the peripheral nervous system, with minimal or no central nervous system activity.
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