vasa nervorum


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va·sa ner·vo·rum

blood vessels supplying nerves.

vasa nervorum

An obsolete term that formerly dignified blood vessels that supply a nerve trunk.

vasa nervorum

The blood vessels supplying nerves.
See also: vasa

vasa nervosum

; vasa nervorum system of nutrient blood vessels supplying nerve fibres
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The microvascular disease tends to occur predominantly in vascular endothelium of kidney, retina and vasa nervorum where glucose uptake is independent of insulin activity.
Al hacer la revision de la literatura universal, hay un solo caso reportado en 1976, un reporte de Neurology, donde se encontro esta asociacion de neuritis optica e hipoparatirodismo, lo cual sugiere que la causa estaria en relacion con una neuropatia optica isquemica por vasoespasmo tetanico o calcificacion de la vasa nervorum [5].
Exact cause of polyneuropathy is not known but has been attributed to immune mediated capillary damage, toxic oxygen radicals, tumor necrosis factor, parasitic emboli obstructing the vasa nervorum, neurotoxin release, nutritional and metabolic disturbances (2).
Alternatively, the expanding ICA-wall hematoma compressed the branches of the ascending pharyngeal artery, thereby interrupting the blood supply via vasa nervorum of the hypoglossal nerve.