Stretch palsy of the spinal accessory nerve. Case report

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Although sharp and blund injury to the spinal accessory nerve has been well-documented, stretch or traction-type injury has not been reported previously. Such a case, treated successfully with nerve grafting, is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)500-502
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990


  • nerve injury
  • spinal accessory nerve
  • stretch injury

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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