cubital tunnel


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cubital tunnel

An obsolete term that formerly dignified the canalicular space between the two heads of the ulnar flexor muscle of carpus, a space which carries the ulnar nerve.
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The precise window for motor recovery in humans still isn't known, but a review of data from 136 patients with carpal tunnel syndrome and 20 with cubital tunnel syndrome (a compression injury of the ulnar nerve in the elbow) showed that the shorter the period from onset of symptoms to surgery, the greater the degree of motor recovery.
One of the advantages cited by advocates of anterior transposition of the ulnar nerve at the cubital tunnel is that the nerve, in its new position, is less subject to stretch on elbow flexion.
Chapter Nine, "Nerve Entrapments, and Hand and Forearm Pain," examines carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, deQuervain's tenosynovitis, thoracic outlet syndrome, Morton's Neuroma and how to treat nerve entrapments.
I'm talking about things like compressive neuropathies such as carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes, neck strain, eyestrain (if not full-blown computer vision syndrome), back pain, headaches and other problems that, at their most severe, have resulted in prolonged absences or even reluctant early retirement.
Accurate diagnoses are often difficult to obtain and range from tendinitis, thoracic outlet syndrome, carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes, to the most troublesome--focal dystonia.
Compression, traction, and subluxation/ dislocation of the ulnar nerve at the cubital tunnel during prolonged elbow flexion or repetitive elbow flexion and extension are associated with the pathomechanics of UNEE.
Subjects 4 and 5 had a Tinel's Sign over the median nerve at the wrist, Subject 4 had a Tinel's sign over the ulnar nerve at the wrist, and Subjects 4, 5, and 12 had a Tinel's sign over the ulnar nerve at the cubital tunnel.
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But his fortunes went into steep decline when he suffered from cubital tunnel syndrome - where tennis elbow meets the oche - and surgery was his last throw of the dice.
Jafarnia specializes in hand and upper extremity trauma as well as common conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren's contracture, and trigger finger.