Nevralgisk amyotrofi


Engelsk navn: Neuralgic amyotrophy
Engelske synonym: Acute brachial plexus neuritis,Brachial plexus neuritis,Immune brachial plexus neuropathy,Mononeuritis multiplex with brachial predilection,Neuralgic shoulder amyotrophy


Definisjon

A rare disorder of the peripheral nervous system characterized by the sudden onset of extreme pain in the upper extremity followed by rapid multifocal motor weakness and atrophy and a slow recovery in months to years. NA includes both an idiopathic (INA, also known as Parsonage-Turner syndrome) and hereditary (HNA) form.

Fra Orphanet

ORPHA: 2901
Klassifiseringsnivå: Disorder
ICD-10: G54.5

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