onion bulb neuropathy
Definition: designation for any of several demyelinating polyneuropathies in which the nerves are enlarged because of onion bulb formation—whorls of overlapping Schwann cell processes encircling bare medullated axons; progressive hypertrophic polyneuropathy.
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