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Assessment of Individual Nerves 

Assessment of Individual Nerves
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Assessment of Individual Nerves
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Jun Kimura

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199738687.003.0006
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date: 24 October 2021

This chapter will describe the usual points of stimulation and recording sites together with the normal values established in our institution or as reported in the literature.Those commonly tested in the upper limb comprise median, ulnar, and radial nerves; and in the lower limb, peroneal and tibial nerves, including the sural and superficial peroneal nerves. The less readily accessible include the nerves of the shoulder girdle such as phrenic nerve, brachial plexus, and musculocutaneous nerve and forearm nerves such as lateral, medial, posterior antebrachial cutaneous nerves, and dorsal sensory branch of the ulnar nerve. The nerves of the lumbosacral plexus include femoral, sciatic, lateral femoral cutaneous, saphenous, and lateral and medial plantar nerves.

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