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Disease Nerve Compression Syndromes

Name Nerve Compression Syndromes
Synonyms Compression Syndrome, Nerve | Compression Syndromes, Nerve | Entrapment, Nerve | Entrapment Neuropathies | Entrapments, Nerve | External Nerve Compression Syndromes | Internal Nerve Compression Syndromes | Nerve Compression Syndrome | Nerve Compression Syndromes, External | Nerve Compression Syndromes, Internal | Nerve Entrapment | Nerve Entrapments | Neuropathies, Entrapment | Neuropathy, Entrapment | Syndrome, Nerve Compression | Syndromes, Nerve Compression
Definition Mechanical compression of nerves or nerve roots from internal or external causes. These may result in a conduction block to nerve impulses (due to MYELIN SHEATH dysfunction) or axonal loss. The nerve and nerve sheath injuries may be caused by ISCHEMIA; INFLAMMATION; or a direct mechanical effect.
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D009408
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DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Peripheral Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Nerve Compression Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Nerve Compression Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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  Meralgia Paraesthetica, Familial
  Meralgia paresthetica
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  Pudendal Neuralgia
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  Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
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