Bifid median nerve and persistent median artery of the forearm
Suspected median nerve compression.
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US and color doppler revealed a bifid median nerve in the distal forearm and a intervening persistent median artery of the forearm.
When bifid median nerves are often accompanied by a persistent median artery of the forearm it is located between the two nerve bundles.
A bifid median nerve is important to recognize to avoid damage during an carpal tunnel release surgery.