Median nerve trifurcation in the carpal tunnel has only rarely been described and never reported to be found at surgery. We present the first such case, highlighting a median nerve trifurcation found at carpal tunnel release. Consideration of amendment of the Lanz classification should be made to account for such cases, and surgeons should be aware of… (More)
Basal cell carcinoma is the most common malignancy; however, it very rarely metastasizes. Despite the low mortality caused by this cancer, once it spreads, it has dim prognosis. We report a case of basal cell carcinoma with rare intravascular invasion and review the literature for risk factors and management of metastasis.
BACKGROUND The "neural loop" describes a digital artery passing through a digital nerve, after which both the structures progress distally to supply the digit. While rare, past descriptions refer to neural loops located around the common palmar digital arteries, with no reports of more distal loops. METHODS We describe a case in which a distal neural loop… (More)