Which histologic findings are characteristic of ulnar neuropathy?

Updated: Jun 08, 2018
  • Author: Charles F Guardia, III, MD; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Answer

Nerve enlargement in cases of entrapment typically occurs proximal to the point of compression.

Nerve compression leads to a cascade of edema, demyelination, inflammation, axonal loss, fibrosis, and remyelination with subsequent thickening of the perineurium and endothelium


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