Types of Nerve injury

correct answer : (c)

There are 3 types of Nerve injury.

1. Neuropraxia: physiologic block of nerve

  • Nerve in continuity
  • Due to compression or Ischemia
  • Only local conduction block seen
  • Spontaneous recovery in minutes (best prognosis).

2. Axonotmesis: anatomic disruption of axon with little disruption of connective tissue

3. Neurotmesis: anatomic disruption of axon and connective tissue

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