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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 1982;6(2):5.
A Retrospective Evaluation of 112 Nerve Injuries due to Glass
Kang Mok Lee, M.D.
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hanyang University Medical College
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한양대학교 의과대학 재활의학과
Abstract

112 cases of nerve injury due to glass were evaluated retrospectively for both neural and extremity involvement and age and sex distribution.

1. The most commonly involved nerves were the median and the ulnar.

2. With few exceptions most injuries were in the upper extremity.

3. Right upper extremity injury was more common.

4. Ages ranged from 5 to 52 but the majority of patients were in the second or third decade. The average was 26.5 years.

5. The male:famale ratio was 93.8:6.2.

The possible causes and prevention of glass injury are discussed.

Key Words: Nerve injury, Incidence, Peripheral neuropathy, Glass injury


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