Bilateral Ulnar Neuropathy Secondary to Volar Displacement of Flexor Tendons Following Open Carpal Tunnel Release: Case Report

Jennifer L. Giuffre, Alexander Y. Shin

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Abstract

We report a case of bilateral ulnar neuropathy after bilateral open carpal tunnel release. Displacement of the flexor tendons anterior to the hook of hamate caused impingement on the ulnar nerve. Symptoms resolved after hook of hamate resection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2027-2029
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Volume36
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2011

Keywords

  • Displaced flexor tendons
  • Ulnar neuropathy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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