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Disease Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes

Name Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes
Synonyms Compression, Ulnar Nerve | Entrapments, Ulnar Nerve | Entrapment Syndrome, Ulnar Nerve | Entrapment, Ulnar Nerve | External Compression Syndrome, Ulnar Nerve | Guyon Syndrome | Guyon Syndromes | Nerve Compression, Ulnar | Nerve Entrapment, Ulnar | Syndrome, Guyon | Syndromes, Guyon | Ulnar Nerve Compression | Ulnar Nerve Compressions | Ulnar Nerve Entrapment | Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at the Wrist | Ulnar Nerve Entrapments | Ulnar Nerve Entrapment Syndrome | Ulnar Nerve External Compression Syndrome
Definition Ulnar neuropathies caused by mechanical compression of the nerve at any location from its origin at the BRACHIAL PLEXUS to its terminations in the hand. Common sites of compression include the retroepicondylar groove, cubital tunnel at the elbow (CUBITAL TUNNEL SYNDROME), and Guyon's canal at the wrist. Clinical features depend on the site of injury, but may include weakness or paralysis of wrist flexion, finger flexion, and ulnar innervated intrinsic hand muscles, and impaired sensation over the ulnar aspect of the hand, fifth finger, and ulnar half of the ring finger. (Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1995, Ch51, p43)
Categories Nervous system disease | Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D017769

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Peripheral Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Mononeuropathies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Ulnar Neuropathies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Peripheral Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Nerve Compression Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes
3. DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sprains and Strains Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Cumulative Trauma Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes

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Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes
  Cubital Tunnel Syndrome