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What is Radial Nerve Entrapment?

What is Radial Nerve Entrapment?

  • Radial Nerve Entrapment: Compression or entrapment of the radial nerve which runs along the forearm. The problem can result from such things as bone tumors, bone fracture, trauma, lipomas or the repetition of certain arm motion. This nerve is involved in controlling various muscles in the hand, forearm and the wrist.

Radial Nerve Entrapment: Introduction

Types of Radial Nerve Entrapment:

Broader types of Radial Nerve Entrapment:

How serious is Radial Nerve Entrapment?

Prognosis of Radial Nerve Entrapment: Varies depending on the underlying cause, severity and duration of the entrapment.

What causes Radial Nerve Entrapment?

Causes of Radial Nerve Entrapment: see causes of Radial Nerve Entrapment

What are the symptoms of Radial Nerve Entrapment?

Symptoms of Radial Nerve Entrapment: see symptoms of Radial Nerve Entrapment

Radial Nerve Entrapment: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Radial Nerve Entrapment.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Radial Nerve Entrapment.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Radial Nerve Entrapment: Neurologist, Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Radial Nerve Entrapment.
Treatments for Radial Nerve Entrapment: see treatments for Radial Nerve Entrapment
Research for Radial Nerve Entrapment: see research for Radial Nerve Entrapment

Name and Aliases of Radial Nerve Entrapment

Main name of condition: Radial Nerve Entrapment

Other names or spellings for Radial Nerve Entrapment:

Radial Nerve Compression

 

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