Compression of the median nerve by a subfascial lipoma in the distal forearm


The median nerve is most commonly compressed within the carpal tunnel and accounts for more that 50% of cases [1]. Less frequently, the median nerve can be compressed at the elbow and within the forearm [2]. Common anatomical sites are Struthers's ligament [3], the pronator teres muscle, the lacertus fibrosus and the arch of the flexor superficialis [4… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00238-011-0610-1


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