Disease Information for Entrapment syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Arm Pain
Distal Muscle Weakness
Pain in Extremities/Melalgias
Unilateral Forearm Pain
Weakness And Pain Forearm
Hypesthesia
Paresthesias
Lateral Foot Pain
Pain attacks/with triggers
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Trauma
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
EMG/NCS Abnormal NC Time
Nerve Conduction Study Abnormal ENG
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Epicondylitis/brachioradialis tendonitis
Associated Disease & Complications
Motor neuropathy
Painful neuropathy
Mononeuropathy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Process
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
PROCESS/Vibratory Trauma
PROCESS/Mononeuropathy tendency (ex)
Treatment
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
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.

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