The Ulnar Nerve in Elbow Trauma

Shin, Robert; Ring, David
May 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 5, p1108
Academic Journal
The article presents information on chronic ulnar nerve dysfunction after elbow injury. The ulnar nerve passes from the anterior to the posterior part of the arm. It is stated that the ulnar nerve can be damaged by an injury or during an operative treatment, due to which peripheral nerve function should be evaluated before any surgery of an elbow injury. It is mentioned that elbow fractures result in acute ulnar nerve palsy after operative treatment.


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