neuropraxia


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neu·ro·prax·i·a

(nū'rō-prak'sē-ă),
Commonly used misspelling of neurapraxia.
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Complication Number Percentage 1 Superficial Infection 3 5.77 2 Delayed Union 2 3.85 3 Neuropraxia 2 3.85 4 Incisional Numbness 3 5.77 5 Hypertrophic Scar 1 1.92 6 Implant Loosening 1 1.92 7 Non-Union Nil -- 8 Vascular Lesion Nil -- Table IV.
Post-prostatectomy patients have neuropraxia, resulting from injury to the neurovascular bundles, decreased oxygenation and atrophy to the corpora cavernosa, and increased fibrosis of the smooth muscle.
In chronic pain management, ultrasound-guided hydrodissection of the brachial plexus has been used to treat severe neck sprains (brachial plexus injury without rupture; it is only used to treat neuropraxia with or without axonotmesis) with radiating pain to the ipsilateral upper limb [36], CRPS [37] involving the ipsilateral upper limb, and thoracic outlet syndrome or other double/triple crush syndromes involving the ipsilateral upper limb [38].
Seddon classified crush nerve injury into three categories according to local myelin damage and neuropraxia maintaining the continuity of the axon [9].
Patient one's PIN palsy resolved 3 months after surgery, characteristic of neuropraxia caused by a neural lesion.
It classifies a given nerve injury, in terms of increasing severity, as neuropraxia, axonotmesis, or neurotmesis; however, most cases present the electrophysiological characteristics that are associated with mixed lesions.
The most important and frequent complications of hip arthroscopy described in the literature are: neuropraxia, instability, heterotopic ossification, femoral neck fracture, among others.
Some pain, edema, and ecchymosis may occur; rare radial nerve neuropraxia has been reported.
(2,5,6) This is thought to be the result of either (1) the resolution of neuropraxia in the external nasal nerve or (2) collateral sprouting from the nerves that supply the adjacent areas of skin.
[sup][9] reported 14.2% of his patients developing radial nerve palsy, mostly neuropraxia, with full recovery in the postoperative period.
Este tipo de tumores, a pesar de tener una baja prevalencia de malignidad que no supera el 1 %, cuando crecen ejercen efecto de neuropraxia, al comprimir el nervio contra una estructura osea, y de esta manera disminuye el flujo axoplasmatico, se bloquea o retarda el impulso nervioso y se ocasiona paresia en el territorio motor del nervio.