nerve avulsion


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nerve a·vul·sion

the tearing away of a peripheral nerve at its point of origin from its parent nerve as a result of traction.

nerve a·vul·sion

(nĕrv ă-vŭl'shŭn)
The tearing away of a peripheral nerve at its point of origin from its parent nerve due to traction.

nerve a·vul·sion

(nĕrv ă-vŭl'shŭn)
Tearing away of a peripheral nerve at its point of origin from its parent nerve as a result of traction.
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Based on previous reports in the literature, retinal detachment is uncommon after optic nerve avulsion. Only a few case reports have described late fibrosis and subsequent tractional retinal detachment in some patients with long-term followup.
Functional and structural analysis of partial optic nerve avulsion due to blunt trauma: Case report.
Traumatic luxation of the globe with optic nerve avulsion. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol.