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Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia



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Neuropathy in the glossary for Waldenström's macroglobulinemia

Disease or dysfunction of one or more nerves, typically causing pain, numbness or weakness.

Neuropathy refers to any numerous functional disturbances and pathologic changes in the peripheral nervous system. The etiology may be known (for example, arsenical, diabetic, ischemic or traumatic neuropathy) or unknown. 1 Neuropathy typically causes pain, numbness or weakness. 2

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1.Miller-Keane and O’tool M. Miller Kean Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health. 2003: 7th Edition. Elsevier eBook on VitalScience. Available from; https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/. Accessed November 12th, 2021
2.Barrel K and Smith G. Peripheral Neuropathy Med Clin N Am 2019: 103; 383–397.
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