neurapraxia

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neurapraxia

[¦nu̇r·ə′prak·sē·ə]
(medicine)
Injury to a nerve in which there is localized degeneration of the myelin sheath with transient nerve block.
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Mediante resonancia magnetica se identifico una masa quistica lobulada en la articulacion atlantoaxial, la cual se extendio superiormente hasta el canal del hipogloso y ejercio un efecto de neuropraxia o compresion nerviosa periferica.
Assuming that the majority of such injuries are the cases of neuropraxia, with a good prognosis for the nerve function, proper therapeutic management involves patient's observation in outpatient conditions and securing "the falling upper limb" with orthosis.
Temporary neuropraxia was the most common complication.
Lee saw a specialist in London on Monday and has now been told he has a condition called neuropraxia, commonly known as nerve concussion, which can involve a recovery period of at least six weeks.
Physicians must be aware of the complications of cervical transforaminal epidural injections, which may include vasovagal or hypersensitivity reactions, skin rashes, headaches, transient global amnesia, pain or weakness, paresthesias, and peripheral neuropraxia as minor complications and brain or spinal cord infarction and edema (that may even cause death), seizures, cortical blindness, high spinal anesthesia, and bleeding as major complications reported in the literature (43).
It also prevents neuropraxia and stunned muscle, encourage proprioceptive functional rehabilitation and re-learning of motor patterns (Riviere, 2007).
Significant improvements in extra-ocular muscle paresis in patients with nonpenetrating trauma suggest neuropraxia type of injury to some degree (6).
The sequelae of pneumothorax, infection, pseudoaneurysm, neuropraxia and fainting showed a lack of internal consistency between being rated as an 'adverse reaction' and their assignation into the 'adverse reaction' domain.
It may also be secondary to neuropraxia or the formation of perineural fibrous tissue.
Additional advantages of the beach chair position include circumferential access to the shoulder and minimizing the chance of traction neuropraxia to the upper extremity.
Regarding the legend of plantar neuropraxia in long-distance athletes:
12] Even with bilateral nerve-sparing surgery, neuropraxia can lead to delayed recovery of erectile function.