Peripheral nerve injury.

  title={Peripheral nerve injury.},
  author={Janet A Welch},
  journal={Seminars in veterinary medicine and surgery},
  volume={11 4},
  • Janet A Welch
  • Published 1996 in Seminars in veterinary medicine and surgery
Inadequate peripheral nerve regeneration as a result of trauma contributes greatly to the morbidity of surgical patients. Animals admitted as an emergency often have concurrent orthopaedic injuries that impair mobility and may mask peripheral nerve dysfunction if a thorough neurological examination is not performed. This article reviews the pertinent anatomy of the peripheral nervous system as well as the degenerative and regenerative responses that occur in traumatized nerves. Physical… CONTINUE READING


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