peripheral lesion


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peripheral lesion

Etymology: Gk, perphereia + L, laesio, hurting
an injury to any tissues distal to the main organ systems. A peripheral nerve lesion is usually traumatic and interrupts the flow of impulses between the site of the lesion and the nerve root or plexus.

peripheral lesion

A lesion of the nerve endings.
See also: lesion
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In the previous reports the peripheral lesions are only due to dellen or drug toxicity.
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The stent is more flexible than any other that I have used which is critical since stents used to treat real world, long peripheral lesions have been shown to be more prone to fracture and restenosis.
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