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Table 3 Concomitant lesions_ upper limb nerve injury

From: Nerve injury in severe trauma with upper extremity involvement: evaluation of 49,382 patients from the TraumaRegister DGU® between 2002 and 2015

  control group PNI group
head (%)_AIS > 1 43,9 (CI 43,3 - 44,5) 31,5 (CI 28,9–34,4)
thorax (%)_AIS > 1 65,5 (CI 64,8 - 66,2) 66,4 (CI 62,4 - 70,5)
abdomen(%)_AIS > 1 19,6 (CI 19,2 - 20,0) 25,1 (CI 22,7 - 27,7)
spine (%)_AIS > 1 31,7 (CI 31,2 - 32,2) 34,1 (CI 31,3 - 37,1)
pelvis (%)_AIS > 1 20,5 (CI 20,0 - 20,9) 20,7 (CI 18,5 - 23,1)
legs (%)_AIS > 1 37,1 (CI 36,5–37,6) 41,9 (CI 38,8 - 45,2)
bone_scapula (%) 18,4 (CI 18,0 - 18,8) 13,3 (CI 11,6–15,2)
bone_clavicula (%) 25,3 (CI 24,9 - 25,8) 13,4 (CI 11,6–15,3)
bone_upper arm (%) 15,7 (CI 15,3 - 16,1) 37,2 (CI 34,3 - 40,3)
bone_radius (%) 25,1 (CI 24,6 - 25,5) 28,5 (CI 26,0–31,3)
bone_ulna (%) 12,9 (CI 12,6–13,2) 20,3 (CI 18,1–22,6)
bone_hand (%) 12,0 (CI 11,7 - 12,4) 12,9 (CI 11,2 - 14,8)
joint_shoulder (%) 6,7 (CI 6,5 - 6,9) 7,0 (CI 5,7 - 8,4)
joint_elbow (%) 3,0 (CI 2,9 - 3,2) 5,7 (CI 4,6 - 6,9)
joint_wrist (%) 1,6 (CI 1,5 - 1,7) 2,1 (CI 1,5 - 3,0)
vessel_artery_arm (%) 0,5 (CI 0,4 - 0,6) 10,9 (CI 9,3 - 12,6)
vessel_vein_arm (%) 0,1 (CI 0,1 - 0,1) 2,4 (CI 1,7 - 3,3)
soft tissue_arm (%) 15,8 (CI 15,4–16,2) 21,3 (CI 19,1–23,6)
  1. Specification of accompanying involvement of other body regions, bones, joints, vessels and soft tissue in PNI and control patients. AIS Abbreviated Injury Scale, CI Confidence Interval of 95%