Combined entrapment of the median and anterior interosseous nerves in a pediatric both-bone forearm fracture.


Journal Article

Unrecognized entrapment of the median nerve and its anterior interosseous branch in the midportion of the forearm occurred in a 12-year-old girl following reduction of a closed both-bone fracture. Following delayed diagnosis, treatment required secondary neurolysis and microscopic neurorrhaphy. Meticulous prereduction and postreduction neurovascular examination is recommended to prevent this unique complication.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gainor, BJ; Olson, S

Published Date

  • 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 197 - 199

PubMed ID

  • 2358937

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2358937

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0890-5339

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00005131-199004020-00018


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States