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What would happen if there was a destruction of the spinal nerve's dorsal root ganglion?

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Loss of sensation: Destruction of the dorsal root ganglion would interrupt the sensory pathway of that particular nerve - therefore, one would be expected to have numbness in the distribution of that spinal nerve.
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