Digital nerve penetration by a digital artery in a patient with neurovascular symptoms: A case report

R. J. Spinner, C. D. Varela, J. R. Urbaniak

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A patient presented with neurovascular symptoms due to penetration of a proper digital nerve by a common digital artery. To our knowledge, our report is the first clinically relevant description of this underrecognized, but relatively common anatomic variation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1101-1103
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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