Provocative testing for cubital tunnel syndrome.

  title={Provocative testing for cubital tunnel syndrome.},
  author={Christine B. Novak and Gun Woo Lee and Susan E. Mackinnon and Luis F Lay},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  volume={19 5},
This prospective study evaluated the clinical usefulness of provocative testing in 32 subjects with electrodiagnostically proven cubital tunnel syndrome and 33 control subjects. Four provocative tests were included: Tinel's sign, elbow flexion, pressure provocation, and combined elbow flexion and pressure provocation. The mean age of the control group was 41 years and 46 years for the group with cubital tunnel syndrome. In the control group, provocative tests were rarely positive. In 44… CONTINUE READING

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