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Median Neuropathy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Median Neuropathy
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pronator nerve syndrome: coordinate with NERVE COMPRESSION SYNDROMES
Scope Note
Disease involving the median nerve, from its origin at the BRACHIAL PLEXUS to its termination in the hand. Clinical features include weakness of wrist and finger flexion, forearm pronation, thenar abduction, and loss of sensation over the lateral palm, first three fingers, and radial half of the ring finger. Common sites of injury include the elbow, where the nerve passes through the two heads of the pronator teres muscle (pronator syndrome) and in the carpal tunnel (CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME).
Entry Term(s)
Medial Neuropathy, Distal
Median Mononeuropathy
Median Nerve Diseases
Median Nerve Entrapment
Median Nerve Entrapment Neuropathy
Median Nerve Neuralgia
Median Nerve Neuropathy
Median Neuropathy, Proximal
Neuropathy, Median
Previous Indexing
Median Nerve (1967-1999)
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Median Neuropathy Preferred
Median Nerve Entrapment Related
Median Neuropathy, Proximal Narrower
Medial Neuropathy, Distal Narrower
Median Nerve Neuralgia Narrower
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