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Synonyms for polyneuritis

inflammation of many or all of the peripheral nerves (as in leprosy)

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The association between hyperthyroidism and acute flaccid areflexic neuropathy receives little credence in the following well-known clinical textbooks: Dyck and Thomas' Peripheral Neuropathy [7] comments on its uncertain association and the difficulty to distinguish it from acute idiopathic polyneuritis; Bradley's Neurology in Clinical Practice [8] refers to its association as fortuitous; and Williams's Textbook of Endocrinology [9] and Harrison's Internal Medicine [10] do not even mention the association.
It is important to consider the occurrence of other treatable causes of motor paralysis in patients with Graves' disease, such as acute idiopathic polyneuritis presenting with a rapid onset of flaccid paralysis.
An unusual variant of acute idiopathic polyneuritis (syndrome of opthalmoplegia, ataxia and areflexia.) N Engl J Med 1956;255:57-65.
Acute idiopathic polyneuritis and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
Guillain-Barre syndrome, also known as acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, acute idiopathic polyneuritis, and Landry's ascending paralysis, is a rare neuromuscular disorder characterized by an acute, ascending neuropathy.
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