The controversial arcade of Struthers.

  title={The controversial arcade of Struthers.},
  author={M{\'a}rio Gilberto Siqueira and Roberto S{\'e}rgio Martins},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  volume={64 Suppl 1},
  pages={S1:17-20; discussion S1:20-1}
BACKGROUND The occurrence, incidence, and relevance of the arcade of Struthers as a point of compression of the ulnar nerve at the elbow region are still controversial. This study was conducted to determine the incidence of the arcade of Struthers on anatomical dissections and to analyze the data from the literature concerning this anatomical structure. METHODS The medial surface of the distal third of the arm was dissected in 60 limbs of frozen nonfixed cadavers, and the region was surveyed… CONTINUE READING


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