What is the meaning of Plexopathy?

What is the meaning of Plexopathy?

A disorder affecting a network of nerves, blood vessels, or lymph vessels.

What is brachial plexus injury?

The brachial plexus is the network of nerves that sends signals from your spinal cord to your shoulder, arm and hand. A brachial plexus injury occurs when these nerves are stretched, compressed, or in the most serious cases, ripped apart or torn away from the spinal cord.

What is brachial plexus palsy?

What is brachial plexus palsy? A brachial plexus (BRAKE-ee-uhl PLEKS-uss) palsy happens when the nerves of the brachial plexus have been damaged. The brachial plexus is a set of nerves that control the muscles of the arm. Palsy means not being able to move muscles in an area (paralysis).

What causes plexopathy?

Causes. Damage to the brachial plexus is usually from direct injury to the nerve, stretching injuries (including birth trauma), pressure from tumors in the area (especially from lung tumors), or damage that results from radiation therapy.

What is the difference between neuropathy and plexopathy?

Lumbosacral plexopathy (LSP): an injury to the nerves in the lumbar or sacral plexus. Sciatic neuropathy: any injury to the sciatic nerve.

How is tachycardia pronounced?

  1. Phonetic spelling of tachycardia. t-ae-kh-kh-ah-r-d-uh.
  2. Meanings for tachycardia. abnormally rapid heartbeat (over 100 beats per minute)
  3. Examples of in a sentence.
  4. Translations of tachycardia.

How is plexopathy diagnosed?

Brachial plexopathy can be diagnosed by EMGs, nerve conduction studies, and MRI scans.

How is lumbar plexopathy diagnosed?

Neuroimaging, preferably, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the LS spine and electrodiagnostic studies (nerve conduction study and electromyography) are important in confirmation of the diagnosis of LS plexopathy.

How do you pronounce tinnitus or tinnitus?

Tinnitus is a sound heard within the head or ears when no external sound is present. Many people pronounce it as tin-NYE-tus as if it is a condition such as laryngitis. However, it is actually pronounced TIN-ni-tus. No hard ‘I’ in the word at all and with the emphasis on the first syllable.

How do you say phlebitis in English?

Break ‘phlebitis’ down into sounds: [FLI] + [BY] + [TIS] – say it out loud and exaggerate the sounds until you can consistently produce them.