Pediatric Traumatic Nerve Injury
Traumatic nerve injury has a number of potential causes, including compression or electrical injury.
What is Pediatric Traumatic Nerve Injury?
Traumatic nerve injury can cause numbness or weakness, impacting a child’s ability to move and interact with the world around them. Some types of traumatic nerve injury heal on their own, while others require treatment.
What are the signs and symptoms of Pediatric Traumatic Nerve Injury?
The symptoms of a traumatic nerve injury depend on the nerve that was impacted, and include:
- Tingling or burning sensation
What are the causes of Pediatric Traumatic Nerve Injury?
Traumatic injury to the nerves can be caused by:
- Electrical injury
- Focal contusion (gunshot wound)
- Stretch/traction injury
Pediatric Traumatic Nerve Injury Doctors and Providers
Jonathan Cheng, MD Pediatric Hand Surgeon
Jennifer Kargel, MD Pediatric Hand Surgeon
Purushottam Nagarkar, MD Pediatric Hand Surgeon