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Nerve Compression Syndromes

Introduction: Nerve Compression Syndromes

Description of Nerve Compression Syndromes

Nerve Compression Syndromes: Mechanical compression of nerves or nerve roots from internal or external causes. These may result in a conduction block to nerve impulses (due to MYELIN SHEATH dysfunction) or axonal loss. The nerve and nerve sheath injuries may be caused by ISCHEMIA; INFLAMMATION; or a direct mechanical effect.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Nerve Compression Syndromes

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Nerve Compression Syndromes

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