The nerve of Henle: an anatomic and immunohistochemical study.

@article{Balogh1999TheNO,
  title={The nerve of Henle: an anatomic and immunohistochemical study.},
  author={Brigitta Balogh and Julia Valencak and Michael Vesely and Martina Flammer and H. Gruber and H. Piza-katzer},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={
          1103-8
        }
}
The topography of the nerve of Henle was reviewed. Fifty-two human cadaveric upper extremities were studied. In 30 (58%) the nerve was well defined; in 22 (42%) its origin from the ulnar nerve was unidentifiable. The palmar cutaneous branch of the ulnar nerve separated from the ulnar nerve 5 to 11 cm distal to the medial epicondyle of the humerus to divide into its terminal branches in the distal forearm. Four patterns were detected: ulnar, radioulnar, vessel-related, and radial. These shared a… CONTINUE READING

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