Font Size
A
A
A

Definition of Peripheral neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy: A problem with the functioning of the nerves outside the spinal cord. Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy may include numbness, weakness, burning pain (especially at night), and loss of reflexes.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4838
Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z

Search Medical Dictionary






Medical Dictionary