nerve entrapment

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repeated and long-term nerve compression (usually in nerves near joints that are subject to inflammation or swelling)

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This is the most common nerve entrapment - but the next most common is cubital tunnel syndrome.
Infraclavicular ulnar nerve entrapment due to a chondroepitrochlearis muscle.
It is well known that ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow, known as cubital tunnel syndrome, has been identified as a frequently disabling upper-extremity sensory and motor disorder.
Clinical Symptoms of Nerve Entrapment. The patient may complain of pain, tingling, tenderness, and allodynia in the lower eyelid, one half of the nose, and the upper lip.
Dorsal scapular nerve entrapment neuropathy: a unique clinical syndrome.
In cases of fracture, soft tissue masses, calcaneal cyst, nerve entrapment, tendon tear or fascia tear, the pain gets worse with increased activity.
No evidence of peripheral nerve entrapment or myopathy was seen.
For that reason, in patients with neuropathic symptoms, other diseases should be considered first, such as spinal pathologies or nerve entrapment due to anatomical structures; while keeping in mind the possibility of nerve entrapment due to a bone or soft-tissue tumor.
Suprascapular nerve entrapment is an uncommon but significant cause of shoulder pain [1], and a ganglion originating from the soft tissues around the spinoglenoid notch has been reported to be a cause of suprascapular nerve entrapment [2].
This discovery has particular clinical importance, in that it may be a new risk factor for suprascapular nerve entrapment syndrome [1-4].
* Nerve entrapment is a less common source of lower extremity pain in which the superficial peroneal nerve is most often affected.
(5) Numbness and paresthesias may develop secondary to sural nerve entrapment. (6)