cervical nerve


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Noun1.cervical nerve - any of eight pairs of spinal nerves emerging from the cervical section of the spinal cord
nervus spinalis, spinal nerve - any of the 31 pairs of nerves emerging from each side of the spinal cord (each attached to the cord by two roots: ventral and dorsal)
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contralateral c-7', 'contralateral c7', 'c7 nerve root', and 'seventh cervical nerve root') keywords were used for a literature search for articles related to CC7 nerve transfer in several databases (i.
Cervical nerve root transfer from contralateral normal side for treatment of brachial plexus root avulsions.
When you get hit in the lateral (side of) neck/spinal column (particularly the spinal nerves coming off the cord) and you lose the cervical nerve function (called cervical radiculopathy) of cervical nerves 8, and/ or 7, 6, and/or 5, your arm and hand are useless.
Cervical nerve root avulsion in brachial plexus injuries: magnetic resonance imaging and comparison with myelography and computerized tomography myelography.
They include local symptoms and signs such as head and/ or neck pain (the two most frequent initial symptoms), Horner's syndrome (approximately in 25% of cases), retinal artery occlusion, tinnitus, audible bruit, cranial neuropathies, scalp tenderness, orbital or monocular pain (rare in carotid artery dissections), cervical nerve root involvement (rare in vertebral artery dissection), or more generalized presentations such as cerebral ischemia and infarctions and in the case of vertebral artery dissection, lateral medullary infarction (Wallenberg's syndrome) and other posterior circulation territory infarctions and spinal cord ischemia.
A small canal was observed on the superior surface of posterior arch which may have transmitted vertebral artery and the first cervical nerve.
Vertebrogenic Headache: Cervical nerve root irritation, from any reason, may not only cause headaches but also a chronic, generalized hypertonicity with accompanying somatic cervicobrachial symptomatology.
The idea of double crash of a nerve was put forward by Upton and McComas, who demonstrated that up to 70% of patients with the syndromes of carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve compression had also signs of damage to the cervical nerve roots [2].
Translaminar epidural steroid injections (TLESI) are more appropriate for patients with axial neck or lower back pain or spinal stenosis, while transforaminal epidural steroid injections (TFESI) are more appropriate for isolated lumbar or cervical nerve root irritation.