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What is Nerve entrapment?

What is Nerve entrapment?

Nerve entrapment is the result of a variety of nerve entrapment syndromes Nerve entrapment occurs when a nerve entrapment syndrome ...more »

  • Nerve entrapment: Compression of a nerve that becomes trapped in a confined space due to any cause e.g. trauma, inflammation or a disease process. This usually occurs near joints. The resulting pressure on the nerve can be very painful and if left untreated can result in damage to the nerve and eventually muscle weakness and wasting. Conditions such as bone spurs, joint swelling due to injury, cysts and trauma can result in nerve entrapment. The exact symptoms will depend on which nerve is trapped and the duration and severity of the entrapment.

Nerve entrapment: Introduction

Types of Nerve entrapment:

Broader types of Nerve entrapment:

How serious is Nerve entrapment?

Complications of Nerve entrapment: see complications of Nerve entrapment

What causes Nerve entrapment?

Causes of Nerve entrapment: see causes of Nerve entrapment

What are the symptoms of Nerve entrapment?

Symptoms of Nerve entrapment: see symptoms of Nerve entrapment

Complications of Nerve entrapment: see complications of Nerve entrapment

Nerve entrapment: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Nerve entrapment.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Nerve entrapment.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nerve entrapment: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nerve entrapment.
Treatments for Nerve entrapment: see treatments for Nerve entrapment
Research for Nerve entrapment: see research for Nerve entrapment

Name of Nerve entrapment

Main name of condition: Nerve entrapment


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