Nerve Injuries

  • Steven F. Viegas

Abstract

Electrical evidence of denervation following a nerve injury first appears at approximately 3 weeks following the injury. Spontaneous fibrillations will first appear in denervated muscle following transection of the motor axon approximately 2 to 4 weeks following the nerve injury. Axonal growth following primary repair of a peripheral nerve laceration occurs at a rate of 1 mm/day after an initial period of postinjury repair.

Keywords

Sugar Burning Migration Adductor Muscle Neuropathy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven F. Viegas
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  1. 1.Division of Hand Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of Texas Medical BranchGalvestonUSA

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