Clinical Neuroscience

[Familial peripheral nervous system damage of compression origin]

PÉLEY Domokos1

NOVEMBER 01, 1966

Clinical Neuroscience - 1966;19(11)

[The author describes two families in which multiple peripheral nervous system lesions, mainly peroneal nerve palsy, have been observed. The nerve lesions were almost always caused by prolonged rigid postures (kneeling, squatting, arm flexion). The prognosis of the disease is good, but recurrence is possible. It occurs mainly during agricultural work and can therefore be considered an occupational hazard. A congenital familial predisposition and nerve compression as a triggering factor may be involved. ]

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