Somatosensory Regeneration Following Peripheral Nerve Injury

  • A. Struppler
  • G. Ochs
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A variety of regenerative processes are known to occur in the peripheral and central nervous system after nerve trauma (Devor and Wall 1981; Dykes and Terzis 1979; Horch and Lisney 1981; McGregor et al. 1984). As a consequence, typical positive and negative symptoms occur during recovery, even in the chronic situation, when plastic reorganization has reached a steady state (Sunderland 1978; Merle et al. 1986; Noordenbos 1979). Nevertheless, many questions remain to be answered concerning sensory disturbances encountered in patients.


Median Nerve Peripheral Nerve Injury Sensory Disturbance Nerve Transection Peripheral Nerve Regeneration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Struppler
    • 1
  • G. Ochs
    • 1
  1. 1.MünchenGermany

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