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An anatomical variation of the third common digital nerve and recurrent motor branch of the median nerve.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19587480     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is an entrapment neuropathy where the median nerve is compressed in the carpal canal. There are many variations of the distal branches of the median nerve at the wrist. Anatomical variations of this nerve have fundamental clinical importance to prevent injuries, especially during limited open or endoscopic surgical procedures. A case is presented of an anomalous course of the recurrent motor branch of the median nerve and high division of the third common digital nerve seen in a limited open carpal tunnel release.
Authors:
Emre Demircay; Serdar Kabatas; Tufan Cansever; Cem Yilmaz
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology India     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0028-3886     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol India     Publication Date:    2009 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-09     Completed Date:  2009-10-29     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0042005     Medline TA:  Neurol India     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  337-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedics, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome / pathology*
Decompression, Surgical / methods
Humans
Male
Median Nerve / pathology*
Middle Aged

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