Apr 26, 2020, 1:37 PM
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Scholar: Iran pioneering in neuropathy treatment

Tabriz, April 26, IRNA – Iranian Neurologist said thanks to its neuropathic specialist and experts, Iran is among the top countries in neuropathy treatment, adding that common and globally approved facilities are available in Iran.

Speaking to IRNA, Member of Iranian Neurological Association, and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society Safa Najmi said neuropathy is a general term used for a group of the nervous system disorders and those affecting peripheral nerves.

He added that this disorder has various types and is divided into acute and chronic.

He noted that an acute kind of this disorder which is more common is called Guillain-Barré syndrome.

It is usually rapidly progressive but self-limited inflammatory polyneuropathy characterized by muscular weakness and mild distal sensory loss.

Depending on the type of nerve fibers involved, there are different symptoms, like muscle weakness, sensory problems, balance disorder, and weight loss may appear, Najmi said.


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