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Question 5#

Neurapraxia is defined as:

a. The disruption of axons and myelin
b. The disruption of axons and endoneurial tubes
c. The temporary failure of nerve function without physical axonal disruption
d. The temporary failure of nerve function with physical axonal disruption

Correct Answer is C

Comment:

Neurapraxia is defined as the temporary failure of nerve function without physical axonal disruption. Axon degeneration does not occur. Return of normal axonal function occurs over hours to months, often in the 2- to 4-week range.