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Nerve Compression Syndromes MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nerve Compression Syndromes
Tree Number(s)
C10.668.829.550
Unique ID
D009408
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009408
Annotation
coordinate with specific nerve disease or specific nerve
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Entrapment Neuropathies
External Nerve Compression Syndromes
Internal Nerve Compression Syndromes
Nerve Compression Syndromes, External
Nerve Compression Syndromes, Internal
Nerve Entrapments
NLM Classification #
WL 520
Previous Indexing
Peripheral Nerve Diseases (1966-1969)
Public MeSH Note
1973
History Note
1973(1972)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Nerve Compression Syndromes Preferred
Nerve Entrapments Narrower
Internal Nerve Compression Syndromes Narrower
Entrapment Neuropathies Narrower
External Nerve Compression Syndromes Narrower
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