What NEUROPATHY - HEREDITARY means: Neuropathy - Hereditary - a group of inherited disorders of the peripheral nervous system. Within the group there are 4 subcategories of disorders, including hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy, hereditary sensory neuropathy, hereditary motor neuropathy, and hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy. Symptoms of these disorders vary and may include numbness and tingling in the feet and hands, muscle weakness (especially in the distal muscles), scoliosis, thin lower legs, foot deformities, insensitivity to pain, and autonomic symptoms such as impaired sweating, postural hypotension, and skin blotching.
- Definition Neurological Complications Of AIDS:
- Dictionary Complications of AIDS - AIDS is primarily an immune system disorder caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), but it can also affect the nervous system. HIV does not appear to directly invade neuropathy - hereditary.
- Definition Nevus Cavernosus - Or Cavernous Angioma:
- Dictionary Nevus Cavernosus - or cavernous angioma, vascular malformation composed of sinusoidal vessels without a large feeding artery; can be multiple, especially if inherited as an autosomal-dominant trait neuropathy - hereditary.
- Definition Neurological Manifestations Of Pompe Disease:
- Dictionary Manifestations of Pompe Disease - Pompe disease is a rare inherited and often fatal disorder that disables the heart and muscles. It is caused by mutations in a gene that makes an enzyme called alpha neuropathy - hereditary.
- Definition Narcolepsy:
- Dictionary neurological condition most characterized by Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS). A narcoleptic will most likely experience disturbed nocturnal sleep, which is often confused with insomnia, and neuropathy - hereditary.