radial neuropathy

radial neuropathy
entrapment neuropathy of any part of the radial nerve, usually with paralysis of the extensor muscles of the wrist and fingers. Common types include crutch paralysis, cheiralgia paresthetica, and radial tunnel syndrome. Called also musculospiral paralysis, Saturday night palsy, radial palsy or paralysis, and radial nerve palsy or paralysis.

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  • radial paralysis — radial nerve paralysis 1. radial neuropathy. 2. in quadrupeds such as horses and dogs, paralysis of elbow and knee muscles owing to injury to the radial nerve. Called also dropped elbow …   Medical dictionary

  • radial palsy — radial nerve palsy, Saturday night palsy radial neuropathy …   Medical dictionary

  • Radial nerve — Nerve: Radial nerve The suprascapular, axillary, and radial nerves. Latin nervus radialis Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • radial tunnel syndrome — a type of radial neuropathy in which the posterior interosseous nerve is compressed in the radial tunnel, causing paresthesias and paralysis in the wrist and hand …   Medical dictionary

  • Peripheral neuropathy — Neuropathy redirects here. For other uses, see Neuropathy (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Nephropathy. Peripheral neuropathy Classification and external resources …   Wikipedia

  • musculospiral paralysis — radial neuropathy …   Medical dictionary

  • Nerve compression syndrome — Trapped nerve redirects here. For other uses, see Trapped nerve (disambiguation). Nerve compression syndrome Classification and external resources ICD 9 355.9 MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • Cheiralgia paresthetica — is a neuropathy of the hand generally caused by compression or trauma to the superficial branch of the radial nerve.[1] The area affected is typically on the back or side of the hand at the base of the thumb, near the anatomical snuffbox, but may …   Wikipedia

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome — Classification and external resources Transverse section at the wrist. The median nerve is colored yellow. The carpal tunnel consists of the bones and flexor retinaculum. ICD 1 …   Wikipedia

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