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RSD Article # 2
The following article The Association of Peripheral Nerve Compression and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy was published in The Journal of Hand Surgery Vol. 1SB: (3) 337-338 June 1993.
This article was co-authored by J.J. Monsivais, J. Baker, and D. Monsivais.
Below is an abstract from the article The Association of Peripheral Nerve Compression and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.
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THE ASSOCIATION OF PERIPHERAL NERVE COMPRESSION AND REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY
J. J. MONSIVAIS, J. BAKER and D. MONSIVAIS
From the Hand and Microsurgery Center of El Paso, and the Orthopaedic and Hand Center, El Paso, Texas, USA
35 patients who presented with reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) are reported. Peripheral nerve compression was present in 86% of the patients (30). 50% of the patients (15) had a single nerve compression, and 50% had multiple nerve compressions. The high incidence of these entrapments should alert the clinician to check for this treatable problem early in the course of RSD.
Journal of Hand Surgery (British and European Volume. 1993)18 B: 337-338
J.J. Monsivais, J. Baker, and D. Monsivais. The Association of Peripheral Nerve Compression and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. The Journal of Hand Surgery Vol. 1 SB: (3) 337-338 June 1993.