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Disease Ulnar Neuropathies

Name Ulnar Neuropathies
Synonyms Nerve Diseases, Ulnar | Nerve Disease, Ulnar | Nerve Palsies, Ulnar | Nerve Palsy, Ulnar | Neuritides, Ulnar | Neuritis, Ulnar | Neuropathies, Ulnar | Neuropathy, Ulnar | Palsies, Ulnar Nerve | Palsy, Ulnar Nerve | Ulnar Nerve Disease | Ulnar Nerve Diseases | Ulnar Nerve Palsies | Ulnar Nerve Palsy | Ulnar Neuritides | Ulnar Neuritis | Ulnar Neuropathy
Definition Disease involving the ULNAR NERVE from its origin in the BRACHIAL PLEXUS to its termination in the hand. Clinical manifestations may include PARESIS or PARALYSIS of wrist flexion, finger flexion, thumb adduction, finger abduction, and finger adduction. Sensation over the medial palm, fifth finger, and ulnar aspect of the ring finger may also be impaired. Common sites of injury include the AXILLA, cubital tunnel at the ELBOW, and Guyon's canal at the wrist. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1995, Ch51 pp43-5)
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020424
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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

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Ulnar Neuropathies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
View node Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes