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Nerve Compression Syndromes

"Nerve Compression Syndromes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Nerve Compression Syndromes" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Nerve Compression Syndromes" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 96 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2015
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