Nerve Compression Syndromes D009408

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Description

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.   MeSH

Subtype Terms (7)

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40 drugs (29 approved, 11 experimental)

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Other Experimental Indicated Drugs (2)


Organization Involved with Phase 4 Indications (2)

Organization Involved with Other Experimental Indications (2)

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