CUBITAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

Title:

Description:

CUBITAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

Ulnar nerve passes under a groove between medial epicondyl and olecranon in order to pass between two heads of flexor carpi ulnaris under the fasial band (cubital tunnel) that combines the two heads. Entrapment in the elbow or just distal site of the elbow causes a rare syndrome called “cubital tunnel syndrome”. Pain in the inner side of elbow is typical in this syndrome. Muscles in the forearm and flexor muscles of the third and fourth fingers are weakened. It may be difficult to do differential diagnosis with C8 and T1 radiculopathy. Clinical sensitivity, pain of inner elbow and EMG helps doing differential diagnosis. Treatment is surgical. Nerve is operated with microsurgical techniques.

 Guyon’s Canal Syndrome

Terminal ulnar nerve enters in “Guyon’s canal”, which is made by palmar fasia and Palmaris brevis on the top, retinaculum and pisohamate ligament on the bottom. There are no tendons in this canal. Only ulnar nerve and artery are present. The nerve divides into two branches in the middle of the canal; superficial one is more a sense nerve, deep one is a motor nerve. Other ulnar nerve entrapment signs are present, apart from that there is no loss of sense in the dorsal hand. It may be confused with C( and T1 radiculopathy. T1 muscles are normal, which are innervated from the median nerve. Electrodiagnostic tests may be useful for locating the lesion.

Doktoruna Sorun Formu

    Adınız Soyadınız*

    E-Mail Adresiniz*

    Telefon Numaranız*

    Mesajınız


    Bir Yorum Bırakın

    E-posta hesabınız yayımlanmayacak. Gerekli alanlar işaretlendi *


    Foreıgn Doctoral Agreements





    Communicate now

    Please contact us for treatment, treaties, mind-set, and online appointments that we apply.


    TELEPHONE

    +90212 543 72 76
    +90541 376 66 86



    ADDRESS

    A+ Rezidans Haksever sok. No:12 Daire 4 İncirli Bakırköy/İSTANBUL


    ” The information contained in the site content is for informational purposes only. My doctor can not replace his diagnosis and diagnosis. ”


    Follow us

    Our Socıal Medıa Accounts

    Follow us to see the events we’ve attended and the applications we’ve done.



    © Copyright 2017 Op. Dr. Çağatay KEMERLİ.

    Online Appointment
    close slider

      Appointment Form

      Please fill in the following form correctly and completely. Your request will be communicated to you as soon as it reaches us.

      Name Surname*

      E-Mail Address*

      Phone Number*

      Your Message