Can Pinched Nerve Cause Swelling?

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Definition

Radial nerve dysfunction is a problem with the radial nerve. Damage to the radial nerve leads to problems with movement or sensation of the back of the arm (triceps), forearm, or hand.


Alternative Names

Neuropathy - radial nerve; Radial nerve palsy; Mononeuropathy


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Radial neuropathy occurs when there is damage to the radial nerve, which travels down the arm and controls movement of the triceps muscle at the back of the upper arm. It also controls the...

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