"Cubital Tunnel Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Compression of the ULNAR NERVE in the cubital tunnel, which is formed by the two heads of the flexor carpi ulnaris muscle, humeral-ulnar aponeurosis, and medial ligaments of the elbow. This condition may follow trauma or occur in association with processes which produce nerve enlargement or narrowing of the canal. Manifestations include elbow pain and PARESTHESIA radiating distally, weakness of ulnar innervated intrinsic hand muscles, and loss of sensation over the hypothenar region, fifth finger, and ulnar aspect of the ring finger. (Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1995, Ch51, p43)
|Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
- Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
- Cubital Tunnel Syndromes
- Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel
- Syndromes, Cubital Tunnel
- Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital
- Tunnel Syndromes, Cubital
- Ulnar Nerve Entrapment, Elbow
- Ulnar Nerve Compression, Cubital Tunnel
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