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Peripheral nerve injury classification

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Peripheral nerve injuries have been classified by several pathophysiological schemes that have clinical relevance in terms of the likelihood of recovery. A simplified scheme describes injuries as either open or closed; the former are more likely to require early exploration on the assumption that a sensory or motor deficit is the result of a nerve division.

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