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n. neurapraxia, parálisis temporal de un nervio sin causar degeneración.
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The outcome is best with neurapraxia and worst with neurotmesis.5,22,23 EDX is the tool of choice for the quantitative evaluation of the injured peripheral nerves.20-23 It is technically demanding but is of great value in localising the lesion, assessing the underlying pathophysiology, estimating the degree of severity, and predicting subsequent prognosis.20-23 In Pakistan, EDX services are not widely available and few physicians are adequately trained to handle them.
Outcome Outcome Outcome in Percentage Facial nerve neurapraxia 3 13.63% Permanent palsy of a branch 1 4.54% Frey's syndrome 1 4.54% Ear lobule sensation loss None Table 6.
Overall, the most common cause of radial nerve palsy in closed fractures is neurapraxia, and it is likely that our delayed radial nerve palsy was due to nerve contusion/neurapraxia [9].
In an attempt to classify the physical and functional state of the damaged nerve trunk, these injuries have also been classified into three broad categories by Seddon (5): neurapraxia, axonotmesis, and neurotmesis [Table 2].
This resulted in an acute compression neurapraxia, although a more serious injury to the nerve could not be ruled out in the acute setting.
Consequently, mechanical failure, transient neurapraxia, or permanent nerve root injury could happen [1,2].
Based on the degrees of damage in the nerve and surrounding connective tissue, peripheral nerve damage may be classified as neurapraxia, axonotmesis, and neurotmesis, with the latter being a severe type of peripheral nerve injury [86].
(12,13) Seddon classified injuries into three grades: neurapraxia, axonotmesis, and neurotmesis.
Depending on the severity of the initial insult, the resulting injury can range anywhere from recoverable neurapraxia to the irreversible axonotmesis [16].
The favorable prognosis of delayed palsies has demonstrated the presence of neurapraxia [3].
In many cases it was impossible to evaluate the prognosis, except in forms of neurapraxia: the functional outcome was affected by sensitivity and pain factors.
Pressure points should be padded generously to prevent neurapraxia as a result of the prolonged surgical procedure (10,35).