Ulnar nerve injury

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Human bite injury - medial elbow - Few days. NCV - ulnar neuropathy. Referred for ulnar nerve tracing and to look for injury.

Patient Data

Age: 17 yrs
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

Affected short segment of nerve is about 15 - 20 mm length. It is thickened and more hypoechoic. 

No discontinuity is noted.  No perineural or intraneural mass lesion.

Asymptomatic side shows a normal ulnar nerve.

 

Case Discussion

Case shows changes of ulnar nerve injury cause by bite injury.

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Case Information

rID: 27582
Case created: 9th Feb 2014
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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