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Radial Neuropathy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Radial Neuropathy
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Disease involving the RADIAL NERVE. Clinical features include weakness of elbow extension, elbow flexion, supination of the forearm, wrist and finger extension, and thumb abduction. Sensation may be impaired over regions of the dorsal forearm. Common sites of compression or traumatic injury include the AXILLA and radial groove of the HUMERUS.
Entry Term(s)
Cheiralgia Paresthetica
Crutch Palsy
Crutch Paralysis
Lesion, Superficial Radial Nerve
Posterior Interosseous Nerve Syndrome
Radial Mononeuropathy
Radial Nerve Compression
Radial Nerve Diseases
Radial Nerve Entrapment
Radial Nerve Palsy
Radial Palsy
Radial Tunnel Syndrome
Saturday Night Palsy
Superficial Radial Nerve Lesion
Supinator Syndrome
Wartenberg Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases (1966-1999)
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Radial Neuropathy Preferred
Wrist-Drop Narrower
Radial Nerve Entrapment Broader
Radial Tunnel Syndrome Related
Wartenberg Syndrome Narrower
Crutch Palsy Narrower
Lesion, Superficial Radial Nerve Narrower
Radial Nerve Compression Related
Posterior Interosseous Nerve Syndrome Related
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