Neuritis

Neurology (Crash Course)
Neurology (Crash Course)
Definition

Neuritis is a disease of the peripheral nerves showing the pathological changes of inflammation.

The word neuritis is sometimes also used in a less precise way to refer to any disease of the peripheral nerves, typically conditions that cause weakness and numbness in some peripheral nerves.

 

See also diseases and disorders of the nervous system (all on one page).

Further information about the nervous system includes the main parts of the nervous system, parts of the brain and the pathway of a nerve impulse.

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