Ulnar nerve entrapment syndrome in cubitus valgus

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


History of elbow fracture with residual valgus deformity. Numbness and tingling of the 5th finger.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

The ulnar nerve in the cubital tunnel apppears thickend and shows increased signal on T2 weighted images. It seems to be extended over the medial aspect of the humeral condyle.

Case Discussion

Ulnar neuropathy was confirmed by neurophysiologic testing.

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Case information

rID: 24427
Published: 15th Aug 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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