peripheral nervous system disease

  • peripheral nerve disease
  • peripheral neuropathy
  • PNS disease
German: Krankheiten des peripheren Nervensystems
Japanese: 末梢神経系疾患

Medicine. Diseases of the peripheral nerves external to the brain and spinal cord. Symptoms are numbness, tingling, burning sensation, and pain in legs and arms. Causes are traumatic injuries, infections, metabolic disorders (e.g., diabetes), and exposure to toxins (e.g., alcohol, drugs).

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