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Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndrome
[OCOSH Code: D017769 277188003 G56.2 NC_UCS]

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Bilateral median and ulnar neuropathy at the wrist in a parquet floorer

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1128189/

Many cases of work related compression neuropathy of the ulnar and median nerves at the wrist have been described. This report presents a case of bilateral distal neuropathy of the median and ulnar nerves in a parquet floorer, who laid wooden block flooring by hand and used the palms and...
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Bony entrapment of ulnar nerve after closed forearm fracture

Location: http://www.josonline.org/pdf/v12i1p122.pdf

We report a case of ulnar nerve palsy following forearm fracture in a 13-year-old girl. Significant anterior angulation and displacement of the ulna were noted. Operation was performed 3 months after the injury, when no recovery of numbness and claw hand deformity were demonstrated. Intra-operatively the ulnar nerve was found...
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Fingers That Won't Extend Medscape

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A 48-year-old man with no significant past medical history presents to the emergency department (ED) with a 3- to 4-month history of slowly progressive difficulty with active, but not passive, extension of the ring and little fingers of his right hand. He denies any tingling, numbness, or skin changes in...
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Ganglion cyst of Guyon's canal causing ulnar nerve compression

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A 48-year-old man presented complaining of pain in the right little finger for 2 months, associated with clawing and paresthesia in the ring and little fingers. Physical examination revealed muscular wasting of the interossei and the hypothenar eminence, and grade M3 (MRC classification) weakness isolated to the ulnar-innervated intrinsic muscles of the hand....
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Surgical management of Guyon s canal syndrome

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Guyon's canal syndrome, an ulnar nerve entrapment at the wrist, is a well-recognized entity. The most common causes that involve the ulnar nerve at the wrist are compression from a ganglion, occupational traumatic neuritis, a musculotendinous arch and disease of the ulnar artery. We describe two cases of Guyon's canal...
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Ulnar nerve compression at the wrist in rheumatoid arthritis

Location: http://web.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/56-B/1/142

Neurological symptoms exhibited by patients with rheumatoid arthritis may he due to lesions of the spinal cord, rheumatoid neuropathy or peripheral nerve compression. Cornpression of peripheral nerves in their various anatomical tunnels is well documented, particularly in the upper limb. Compression of the median nerve at the wrist is common in rheumatoid arthritis, but...
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Ulnar Nerve Entrapment eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1244885

Because of the anatomic positioning of the ulnar nerve, it is subject to entrapment and injury by a wide variety of causes. It is the second most common entrapment neuropathy in the upper extremity (the first being the median nerve and its branches). Because of its superficial position at the...
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Ulnar neuropathy caused by a lipoma in Guyon s canal

Location: http://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/nmc/40/6/40_335/_article

A 74-year-old female presented with a 3-month history of compression neuropathy of the right ulnar nerve in Guyon's canal. Magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasonography revealed the location of the mass lesion. Surgical exploration discovered a lipoma pressing against both the ulnar nerve and the ulnar artery. The mass was extirpated....
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