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Ulnar nerve dysfunction

  • Alternative Names

    Neuropathy - ulnar nerve; Ulnar nerve palsy


    Prevention

    Avoid prolonged pressure on the elbow or palm. Casts, splints, and other appliances should always be examined for proper fit.


    References

    Vallarino R, Santiago FH. Ulnar neuropathy (wrist). In: Frontera WR, Silver JK, Rizzo TD Jr., eds. Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier;2008:chap 35.

    Weiss LD, Weiss JM. Ulnar neuropathy (elbow). In: Frontera WR, Silver JK, Rizzo TD Jr., eds. Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier;2008:chap 23.