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Peripheral neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a general term for any disorder of the peripheral nervous system. The main clinical features used to classify peripheral neuropathy are distribution, type (mainly demyelinating versus mainly axonal), duration, and course. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
141046
Concept ID:
C0442874
Disease or Syndrome
2.

Peripheral

On or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the outer area. (NCI) [from NCI_CDISC]

MedGen UID:
59959
Concept ID:
C0205100
Spatial Concept
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Peripheral neuropathy

Your peripheral nerves are the ones outside your brain and spinal cord. Like static on a telephone line, peripheral nerve disorders distort or interrupt the messages between the brain and the rest of the body. . There are more than 100 kinds of peripheral nerve disorders. They can affect one nerve or many nerves. Some are the result of other diseases, like diabetic nerve problems. Others, like Guillain-Barre syndrome, happen after a virus infection. Still others are from nerve compression, like carpal tunnel syndrome or thoracic outlet syndrome. In some cases, like complex regional pain syndrome and brachial plexus injuries, the problem begins after an injury. Some people are born with peripheral nerve disorders. Symptoms often start gradually, and then get worse. They include . - Numbness. - Pain. - Burning or tingling. - Muscle weakness. - Sensitivity to touch. Treatment aims to treat any underlying problem, reduce pain and control symptoms. NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
18386
Concept ID:
C0031117
Disease or Syndrome
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sequelae aspects

MedGen UID:
116734
Concept ID:
C0243088
Pathologic Function
5.

Motor polyneuropathy

MedGen UID:
82885
Concept ID:
C0271683
Disease or Syndrome
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enzyme activity

Catalysis of a biochemical reaction at physiological temperatures. In biologically catalyzed reactions, the reactants are known as substrates, and the catalysts are naturally occurring macromolecular substances known as enzymes. Enzymes possess specific binding sites for substrates, and are usually composed wholly or largely of protein, but RNA that has catalytic activity (ribozyme) is often also regarded as enzymatic. [ISBN:0198506732] [from GO]

MedGen UID:
66218
Concept ID:
C0243102
Molecular Function
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Amino acid

Any organic compounds containing amino (-NH2) and carboxyl (-COOH) groups. In biochemistry, used to refer to the twenty-plus L-alpha-amino acids found in proteins. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
250
Concept ID:
C0002520
Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Biologically Active Substance; Pharmacologic Substance
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AL-RAQAD SYNDROME

MedGen UID:
897610
Concept ID:
C4085595
Disease or Syndrome
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Heterogeneous

The presence of apparently similar characters for which the genetic evidence indicates that different genes or different genetic mechanisms are involved in different pedigrees. In clinical settings genetic heterogeneity refers to the presence of a variety of genetic defects which cause the same disease, often due to mutations at different loci on the same gene, a finding common to many human diseases including ALZHEIMER DISEASE; CYSTIC FIBROSIS; LIPOPROTEIN LIPASE DEFICIENCY, FAMILIAL; and POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASES. (Rieger, et al., Glossary of Genetics: Classical and Molecular, 5th ed; Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992) [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
67020
Concept ID:
C0242960
Organism Attribute
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Distal

Localized away from the central point of the body. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
64375
Concept ID:
C0205108
Spatial Concept
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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) hereditary neuropathy refers to a group of disorders characterized by a chronic motor and sensory polyneuropathy. The affected individual typically has distal muscle weakness and atrophy often associated with mild to moderate sensory loss, depressed tendon reflexes, and high-arched feet. [from GeneReviews]

MedGen UID:
2980
Concept ID:
C0007959
Disease or Syndrome
12.

Inborn genetic diseases

Diseases that are caused by genetic mutations present during embryo or fetal development, although they may be observed later in life. The mutations may be inherited from a parent's genome or they may be acquired in utero. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
181981
Concept ID:
C0950123
Disease or Syndrome
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Heredodegenerative Disorders, Nervous System

Inherited disorders characterized by progressive atrophy and dysfunction of anatomically or physiologically related neurologic systems. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
155945
Concept ID:
C0751870
Disease or Syndrome
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Acquired Polyneuropathy

MedGen UID:
155861
Concept ID:
C0751449
Disease or Syndrome
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Polyneuropathy, Familial

MedGen UID:
155860
Concept ID:
C0751448
Disease or Syndrome
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Abnormality of the nervous system

Structural abnormalities of the central or peripheral nervous system resulting primarily from defects of embryogenesis. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
105425
Concept ID:
C0497552
Congenital Abnormality
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Neurodegenerative disease

Hereditary and sporadic conditions which are characterized by progressive nervous system dysfunction. These disorders are often associated with atrophy of the affected central or peripheral nervous system structures. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
101195
Concept ID:
C0524851
Disease or Syndrome
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Cranioschisis

A congenital abnormality characterized by the failure of the bones of the skull to close. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
78563
Concept ID:
C0265541
Congenital Abnormality
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Polyneuropathy

A generalized disorder of peripheral nerves. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
57502
Concept ID:
C0152025
Disease or Syndrome
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Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy

A group of slowly progressive inherited disorders affecting motor and sensory peripheral nerves. Subtypes include HMSNs I-VII. HMSN I and II both refer to CHARCOT-MARIE-TOOTH DISEASE. HMSN III refers to hypertrophic neuropathy of infancy. HMSN IV refers to REFSUM DISEASE. HMSN V refers to a condition marked by a hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy associated with spastic paraplegia (see SPASTIC PARAPLEGIA, HEREDITARY). HMSN VI refers to HMSN associated with an inherited optic atrophy (OPTIC ATROPHIES, HEREDITARY), and HMSN VII refers to HMSN associated with retinitis pigmentosa. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1343) [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
45066
Concept ID:
C0027888
Disease or Syndrome
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