Nerve Compression Syndromes
"Nerve Compression Syndromes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
|Nerve Compression Syndromes
- Nerve Compression Syndromes
- Compression Syndrome, Nerve
- Compression Syndromes, Nerve
- Nerve Compression Syndrome
- Syndrome, Nerve Compression
- Syndromes, Nerve Compression
- Nerve Entrapments
- Entrapment, Nerve
- Entrapments, Nerve
- Nerve Entrapment
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