Common Entrapment Syndromes

Author: Jules Blackham / Editor: Yasmin Sultan, Mohamed Elwakil / Reviewer: Joe Schrieber / Codes: A6 / Published: 25/04/2022

Nerve entrapment syndromes are a group of conditions in which peripheral nerves are damaged or impaired, through compression or repeated trauma.

After completing this session you will be able to:

  • List and explain the causes of the most common examples of entrapment syndrome
  • Identify the diagnostic features common to entrapment syndromes
  • Explain the key steps in the examination of entrapment syndrome
  • Identify and distinguish possible differential diagnoses for common entrapment syndromes
  • Outline the management of entrapment syndromes


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