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What happens if the ventral root of the spinal nerve is cut?

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Dr. Richard Guyer
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Weakness or paralysi

The ventral root contains the motor fibers which control our muscles.
Because muscles have multiple nerve roots innervating them the result may only be weakness in a particular group of muscles or could be paralysis if the particular nerve root is the dominant root.

In brief: Weakness or paralysi

The ventral root contains the motor fibers which control our muscles.
Because muscles have multiple nerve roots innervating them the result may only be weakness in a particular group of muscles or could be paralysis if the particular nerve root is the dominant root.
Dr. Richard Guyer
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Loss of motor contro

Loss of motor function with sensory preserved.
Ventral branch has efferent motor dorsal has afferent sensory.

In brief: Loss of motor contro

Loss of motor function with sensory preserved.
Ventral branch has efferent motor dorsal has afferent sensory.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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