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Uncommon upper extremity compression neuropathies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23895725     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hand surgeons routinely treat carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes, which are the most common upper extremity nerve compression syndromes. However, more infrequent nerve compression syndromes of the upper extremity may be encountered. Because they are unusual, the diagnosis of these nerve compression syndromes is often missed or delayed. This article reviews the causes, proposed treatments, and surgical outcomes for syndromes involving compression of the posterior interosseous nerve, the superficial branch of the radial nerve, the ulnar nerve at the wrist, and the median nerve proximal to the wrist.
Authors:
Elisa J Knutsen; Ryan P Calfee
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hand clinics     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1558-1969     ISO Abbreviation:  Hand Clin     Publication Date:  2013 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-07-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8510415     Medline TA:  Hand Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  443-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Washington University, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8233, St Louis, MO 63110, USA.
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