Peripheral nerves carry information to and from the brain. They also carry signals to and from the spinal cord to the rest of the body.
Peripheral neuropathy means these nerves don't work properly. Peripheral neuropathy may be damage to a single nerve. It may be damage to a nerve group. It may also affect nerves in the whole body.
Peripheral neuritis; Neuropathy - peripheral; Neuritis - peripheral
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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