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A 23-year-old female asked:

what are symptoms of neurogenic atrophy in thenar muscle from nerve damage? can it be treated?

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Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Nerve damage: Weakness of the thenar muscles leads to weakness in grip, opening jars, and difficulty with daily hygiene. Occupational therapy can rebuild strength in the hand. See a neurosurgeon for evaluation of the weakness.

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