Peripheral Nerve Lesions

  • K. Mohan Iyer


This chapter deals with the basics of nerve injuries seen along with various ways of classifying them. It also deals with the ways of diagnosis and treatment of these injuries.


Myelinated nerves Neurorrhaphy Nerve graft Phantom limb Anatomy of a nerve: Cellular component: Neurons—cell body and axon, Schwann cells, connective tissue, epineurium, perineurium, and endoneurium. 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Mohan Iyer
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  1. 1.Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, Royal Free HospitalLondonUK

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