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Sonographic diagnosis of anatomical variations associated with carpal tunnel syndrome.
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PMID:  24302518     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Bifid median nerve is an anatomic variation that occurs in about 18% of patients with symptoms suggestive of carpal tunnel syndrome and in about 15% of symptom-free subjects. Reversed palmaris longus is a rare anatomic muscular variation. The simultaneous presence of a bifid median nerve and a reversed palmaris longus has been very rarely described, usually during surgical exploration or in cadavers. We present two cases where ultrasound showed the presence of both abnormalities, allowing a correct diagnosis and influencing the treatment plan. © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Clin Ultrasound, 2013.
P De Franco; C Erra; G Granata; D Coraci; R Padua; L Padua
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-12-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1097-0096     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Ultrasound     Publication Date:  2013 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-12-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401663     Medline TA:  J Clin Ultrasound     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Department of Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy.
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