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Any disorder that affects the peripheral nerves collectively.
- ‘Fifteen patients with polyneuritis due to peripheral vascular insufficiency were given 480 mg/day of bilberry extract and significant improvement was noted in microcirculation.’
- ‘The article is about their contribution to the knowledge on background arsenic values in nails and the values encountered in cases of arsenic polyneuritis.’
- ‘Similarly, the influenza virus vaccine very likely causes polyneuritis again at a similar low rate.’
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