Dynamics and pathophysiology of nerve compression in the upper extremity.

  • Joel Delfiner
  • Published 1996 in The Orthopedic clinics of North America


Nerve compression syndromes are common disorders. The distinctive pathologic changes in the nerves are directly related to the physiologic changes that occur. The symptoms from which people suffer are due to these physiologic changes. This article describes the relevant pathologic and physiologic changes of compressed nerves and their relation to the signs… (More)