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Struthers' ligament syndrome is a rare cause of median nerve entrapment. Bilateral compression of the median nerve is even more rare. It presents with pain, sensory disturbance, and/or motor function loss at the median nerve's dermatomal area. The authors present the case of a 21-year-old woman with bilateral median nerve compression caused by Struthers'(More)
Although central nervous system complications such as stroke, encephalopathy and meningitis are commonly described in Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis, peripheral nervous system involvement is rarely reported in the literature. In this article we report on a 13-year-old boy with infective endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus aureus in whom severe(More)
To investigate variations of the abductor pollicis longus and the extensor pollicis brevis muscles, an anatomic study was performed on 15 cadaver forearms. Some variations were observed as reported in previous studies. An unusual insertion of the abductor pollicis longus muscle and the extensor pollicis brevis muscle also was encountered during the(More)
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