Nerve injuries resulting from arthroscopic treatment of lateral epicondylitis: Report of 2 cases

Bradley C. Carofino, Allen T. Bishop, Robert J. Spinner, Alexander Y. Shin

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Abstract

Arthroscopic management of lateral epicondylitis is a commonly performed procedure that has a good track record of efficacy and safety based on the current literature. Here, we report 2 cases of nerve injuries resulting from this operation: 1 posterior interosseous nerve transection and 1 partial median nerve laceration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1208-1210
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Volume37
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2012

Keywords

  • Arthroscopic
  • lateral epicondylitis
  • nerve injury
  • tennis elbow

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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