Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Nerve Dysfunction (temporary) Underlying Cause

Causes of neurapraxia include:

  • Prolonged pressure against a nerve
    • While sleeping
    • While wearing a cast or splint
  • Injuries:

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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Nerve Dysfunction (temporary) References
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  3. Siddiqui A, Benjamin CI, Schubert W. Incidence of neurapraxia in digital nerve injuries. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2000 Feb;16(2):95-8; discussion 98-9. [10706198]
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