Touch sensibility in the hand

A. Lee Dellon

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13 Scopus citations


Touch sensibility must be evaluated in most of our patients, and must be re-evaluated in many of them following surgery. Touch sensibility must be tested in our disability evaluations and in order to prognosticate regarding hand function. Touch sensibility evaluation can provide a non-invasive guide to acute compartmental syndrome management. Touch sensibility must be re-educated following nerve repair.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11-13
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Transplantation


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