Hypertrophy of the flexor carpi ulnaris as a cause of ulnar nerve compression in the distal part of the forearm. Case report

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Compression of the ulnar nerve at the wrist,, near or in Guyon's canal, has been reported frequently, and many causes have been identified, but occupationally induced hypertrophy of the flexor carpi ulnaris muscle is not among them. This cause of ulnar nerve compression, not reported previously, resulted in clinical findings which differed from those seen in compression syndromes at the elbow or wrist.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Harrelson, JM; Newman, M

Published Date

  • January 1, 1975

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 57 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 554 - 555

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0021-9355

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2106/00004623-197557040-00024

Citation Source

  • Scopus