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Radial and Acute severe neuropathy

Radial neuropathy is condition where an individual nerve is damaged by entrapment or pressure. Because of long course of radial nerve and its relation to the humerus, the nerve is vulnerable to compression. Radial neuropathy is of common occurrence when a person sleeps with pressure on the arm (Saturday Night …

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Meralgia Paresthetica

Meralgia Paresthetica is a condition in which the lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh (L2-L3) is entrapped at the inguinal ligament causing tingling and numbness on the antero lateral aspect of the thigh. It occurs primarily in men but in women it is usually associated with pregnancy. Obesity and diabetes …

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is caused by compression of the median nerve as it passes under the transverse capal ligament at wrist. It is common in people who are engaged in excessive use of their hands like Housewife, laundry workers, laborers. Hair dressers and gardeners. Women are affected more as compared to …

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Non-Compressive Myelopathy

Spinal cord may be involved by a number of conditions ranging from trauma, neoplasmas, inflammatory process, immunological reactions to vascular causes. All these causes are known to produce features of compression of the cord leading to motor weakness of the limbs. But there are a number of conditions which produce …

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Subacute combined degeneration of the cord

It is an uncommon neurological disorder and is associated with pernicious anemia. There is degeneration of posterior and lateral columns of the spinal cord and of peripheral nerves leading to paraesthesia, tingling and numbness in the limbs with sensory loss, impairment of deep sensibility, motor weakness and ataxia. Aetopathogenesis Vitamin …

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