Nerve Entrapment

NERVE SYMPTOMS MUSCLE WEAKNESS/WASTING AREA SENSORY LOSS MEDIAN (at wrist) Carpal tunnel syndrome Pain and paraesthesia on palmer aspect hands and fingers, waking pt from sleep. Pain may extend to arm and shoulder   Abductor...

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Neurodegenerative Disease – Comparison

Disease Epidemiology and Aetiology Pathology Onset and Progression Clinical Features Investigations Treatment Parkinson’s Disease Present in 0.5-1% of the over 60’s Cause essentially unknown. Some cases due to rare genetic defects, other cases the...

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Neurofibromatosis

There are two types of neurofibromatosis, both inherited in an autosomal dominant manner, although some cases arise from spontaneous mutation. It results in benign tumours of the nervous system and bony and dermatological deformities....

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