Ulnar nerve compression
H/o surgery for soft tissue trauma at medial aspect of elbow - 6 wks back. Post opertive clinical features of ulnar nerve compression. Referred for targetted ultrasound of ulnar nerve at elbow.
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Ulnar nerve proximal to elbow shows hypoechoic echopattern.
A linear echogenic structure is noted passing through ulnar nerve. This structure enters distal end of humerus. Its a surgical suture passing through nerve and fixed to to humeral cortex
Nerve compression is noted at this level.
Findings of ulnar compression by due to 'bite' by surgical suture.