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Focal Neuropathies: Nerve Injuries, Entrapments, and other Mononeuropathies

Steven Herskovitz

in Peripheral Neuropathies in Clinical Practice

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780195183269
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322947 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195183269.003.0018

Series: CONTEMP NEURO

Focal Neuropathies: Nerve Injuries, Entrapments, and other Mononeuropathies

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Focal neuropathies result from trauma (laceration,stretch or traction, crush or compression, friction), ischemia (small or large vessel), infiltration (neoplastic, granulomatous, inflammatory/infectious), hemorrhage, chemical neuritis from injection of toxic agents, freezing, or radiation.

Chapter.  16093 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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