nerve root


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nerve root

one of two bundles of nerve fibers (posterior and anterior roots) emerging from the spinal cord that join to form a single segmental (mixed) spinal nerve; some cranial nerves are similarly formed by the union of two roots, in particular the trigeminal nerve (CN V).

nerve root

the part of a nerve adjacent to the center to which it is connected.
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nerve root

the points at which a spinal nerve arises from the spinal cord. Each has two roots: a DORSAL ROOT and a VENTRAL ROOT.

nerve root

(nĕrv rūt)
One of two bundles of nerve fibers emerging from the spinal cord that join to form a single segmental (mixed) spinal nerve.
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unhelmeted riders) with respect to other types of cervical spine injuries that were sustained: nerve root injury, cervical strain, or cord contusion.
The former prime minister is on steroid injections given to him in his cervical spine in the form of nerve root block and faced joint steroid injections, the outlet quoted the sources as saying.
Traction increases the intervertebral gap and so the space of intervertebral foramina to relieve pressure on the nerve root affected.
Study's lead investigator Dr Alessandro Napoli, a radiologist at Sapienza University in Italy, said, "The nerve root is a sensitive structure that when pinched becomes inflamed and causes pain.
Study's lead investigator Dr Alessandro Napoli, a radiologist at Sapienza University in Italy, said, 'The nerve root is a sensitive structure that when pinched becomes inflamed and causes pain.
Since the first contralateral C7 (CC7) nerve root transfer was performed in Shanghai Huashan Hospital in 1986 by Dr.
Foraminal stenosis typically causes pain in just one leg because it affects just one nerve root.
There's pressure on the nerve root from a slipped disc or osteoarthritis.
The guidelines apply to non-radicular pain--that is, pain not stemming from damage to the spinal nerve root.
1) CT myelogram is also useful in diagnosing CSF leak and nerve root avulsion.
Copies of the patient's MR images were subsequently obtained and these clearly revealed that the perineural cyst was displacing the left L4 nerve root and had resulted in posterior vertebral body scalloping and enlargement of the left L4-5 neural foramen (Figures 1 and 2).
This reduces its water content and volume, thereby relieving disc pressure and compression on the spinal nerve root, concluded the company.