Neurapraxia is the mildest form of nerve injury that results in a loss of sensation along the nerve path. It is a common condition among athletes involved in contact sports. While the cause of this type of nerve injury is not entirely understood, the condition is mostly attributed to compression of a nerve area or an inadequate blood supply along the nerve. Surgery is not necessary for this condition since within a few weeks an injured nerve will repair itself, resulting in the recovery of muscle function and skin sensation.
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[Peripheral facial palsy secondary to middle-ear overpressure].
Abstract: Facial baroparesis is an ischemic neurapraxia of the facial nerve. It occurs after airplane trips or prolonged diving. This paralysis is due to the tympanic promontory. Several promoting factors have been identified, including tubal dysfunction, hypotension,…