Nerve Disorders: Overview

Nerve disorders may affect movement or sensations. Nerves are part of the nervous system, including the spinal cord and central nervous system. Nerve symptoms include nerve pain, weakness/paralysis, nerve sensations (paresthesias), and other symptoms. Diseases of the nerves include nerve damage (neuropathy), nerve inflammation (neuritis), nerve entrapment, and many other types.

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