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NEUROFIBROMATOSIS

NEUROFIBROMATOSIS This is a form of congenital ectodermal abnormality due to hyperplasia of the connective tissue supporting the nerves. The…

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PARALYSIS OF LATERAL CUTANEOUS NERVE OF THIGH

PARALYSIS OF LATERAL CUTANEOUS NERVE OF THIGH (Meralgia paraesthetica) ROOTS L2.3 CAUSES OF PARALYSIS Compression of the nerve occurs at…

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TARSAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

TARSAL TUNNEL SYNDROME TARSAL TUNNEL SYNDROME:- Tibial nerve after giving origin to sural nerve is continued as posterior Tibial nerve.…

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CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME DEFINITION CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME is a syndrome due to compression of the median nerve in the carpal…

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MEDIAN NERVE PALSY

MEDIAN NERVE PALSI ROOTS C5-8 and T CAUSES OF MEDIAN NERVE PALSY Trauma, dislocation of shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.…

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ULNAR NERVE PALSY

ULNAR NERVE PALSI ROOTS C8 and T CAUSES OF PARALYSIS 1. Leprosy. 2. Pressure of bed. 3. Trauma to the…

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RADIAL NERVE PALSY

RADIAL NERVE PALSY RADIAL NERVE PALSY:- Radial nerve is the termination of the posterior cord of the brachial plexus. ROOTS…

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PERIPHERAL NERVE DISEASE

PERIPHERAL NERVE DISEASE MONONEUROPATHIES PERIPHERAL NERVE DISEASE:- Any single nerve may be affected by very many causes like stretching, pressure,…

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POLYNEURITIS

POLYNEURITIS (Peripheral neuritis, Multiple symmetrical peripheral neuritis, Polyneuropathy) DEFINITION POLYNEURITIS is a syndrome characterised by disturbances of the functions of…

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HUNTINGTON’S CHOREA

HUNTINGTON'S CHOREA (Chronic progressive chorea) DEFINITION OF HUNTINGTON'S CHOREA HUNTINGTON'S CHOREA is a hereditary disease characterised by choreiform movement and…

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