Neuropathy is nerve pain that results from nerve damage. There are many different types of neuropathy. Some neuropathies are named as a result of the condition that caused it, such as diabetic neuropathy or chemotherapy-induced. Some are named based on the nerve involved such as ilioinguinal neuropathy. They can also be based on the number of nerves involved, for 1 nerve it would be called mononeuropathy, or for the type of nerve involved, so for those involving the peripheral nerves it would be called peripheral neuropathy. is nerve damage that results in pain, weakness or numbness in the legs, feet, arms or hands.
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