Morphological evaluation of median nerve: why ultrasound?

Silvia Giovannini, Luca Padua, Carmen Erra, Daniele Coraci, Valter Santilli

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Abstract

A 45-year-old man came to our attention after a cut trauma at left wrist level, occurred 2 months before. The patient complained of paresthesia in median nerve territory and strength deficit at thenar muscles. The subject presented a palpable formation at the trauma level. Electrophysiology showed sensory-motor axonal impairment of the nerve. US examination was performed using a 18 MHz probe
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1593-1595
Number of pages3
JournalRheumatology International
Volume2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

  • Rehabilitation
  • median nerve
  • peripheral neuropathies
  • ultrasound

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