epineurium


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epineurium

[‚ep·ə′nu̇r·ē·əm]
(anatomy)
The connective-tissue sheath of a nerve trunk.
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This tissue permits gliding of the nerve and is the location of blood vessels that then pass through the epineurium to supply the nerve trunk.
Group funicular repair involves repairing grouped fascicles with sutures placed through the intraneural epineurium, aligning groups of fascicles.
Fibrosis will usually be found at the articulation (periarticular fibrosis), around the nerve (perineural fibrosis), and under the epineurium of the nerve (intraneural fibrosis) contributing to joint and neurologic pathology.
Intraoperatively, the multiple masses were found to be adherent to the epineurium of the facial nerve (figure 2, A).
Schwannomas are non-invasive tumors arising from peripheral nerve sheaths and are encapsulated by epineurium.
It is conceivable that the spine had entered the epineurium partially transecting the nerve and introducing a toxin within the sheath causing a gradual fibrosis.
The mesoneurial matrix is a collection of loose areolar tissue that surrounds the epineurium and contributes to the longitudinal excursion of peripheral nerves.
A dehiscence of the facial nerve, where the epineurium is exposed, has been demonstrated in as many as 11.
With difficulty, the mass was separated from the epineurium of the superior division of the facial nerve.
Their capsule is continuous with the epineurium, the most external nerve sheath.