Recurrent ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow: Correlation of surgical findings and 3-Tesla magnetic resonance neurography

Avneesh Chhabra, Vibhor Wadhwa, Rashmi S. Thakkar, John A. Carrino, A. Lee Dellon

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Abstract

The authors describe the correlation between 3-Tesla magnetic resonance neurography (MRN) and surgical findings in two patients who underwent multiple previous failed ulnar nerve surgeries. MRN correctly localized the site of the abnormality. Prospectively observed MRN findings of perineural fibrosis, ulnar nerve re-entrapment abnormalities, medial antebrachial cutaneous neuroma and additional median nerve entrapment were confirmed surgically.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)186-189
Number of pages4
JournalCanadian Journal of Plastic Surgery
Volume21
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

Keywords

  • 3T MRN
  • MR neurography
  • Subcutaneous transposition
  • Submuscular transposition
  • Ulnar nerve entrapment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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