Late presentation of a partial median nerve palsy following a Gartland III supracondylar humeral fracture.

@article{Humphrey2012LatePO,
  title={Late presentation of a partial median nerve palsy following a Gartland III supracondylar humeral fracture.},
  author={Joel Humphrey and Livio Dimascio and Marcella Marchese and Marco Sinisi},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Belgica},
  year={2012},
  volume={78 2},
  pages={267-70}
}
A 28-year-old male patient was referred to the Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital for evaluation and treatment of a neuropathic type pain he had developed in his right arm. Some twenty years previously, he had sustained a Gartland type III supracondylar humeral fracture with what was thought clinically to be an anterior interosseous nerve palsy. The fracture was reduced and the nerve palsy subsequently recovered with non operative measures. At his subsequent… CONTINUE READING

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