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A case of compartment syndrome involving the pronator quadratus following a severe crush injury is presented. The theoretic criteria for evaluating this compartment during fasciotomy are discussed.
Conservative management has been successful for mild cases of cubital tunnel syndrome. If conservative treatment fails and clinical signs of nerve dysfunction or electrophysiologic abnormalities are present, surgical decompression should be considered. The indications for and results of simple decompression, anterior transposition (subcutaneous,… (More)
Cubital tunnel syndrome is the second most common entrapment neuropathy after carpal tunnel syndrome. This condition may arise without an obvious compression injury or may be secondary to nerve enlargement or narrowing of the cubital tunnel. Clinical symptoms, radiographic and electrophysiologic findings, and the differential diagnosis of cubital tunnel… (More)
UNLABELLED Study the morphology of the superficial branch of the radial nerve (SBRN) of the forearms and wrists of fresh adult human cadavers. METHODS Twenty three dissections were performed under 3.5x loupe magnification, histological sections of the nerve were obtained in 20 dissections for fascicle identification. RESULTS The SBRN emerged, in… (More)