median-ulnar nerve communications

median-ulnar nerve communications

An anatomic variation (OMIM:155150) of peripheral nerves in which the median and ulnar nerves anastomose, which occurs in 28% of the general population and in 62% of families in which the variant is identified. Awareness of the variation is important in evaluating median and ulnar neuropathies.
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Hereditary aspects of median-ulnar nerve communications.
Median-ulnar nerve communications and anomalous innervation of the intrinsic hand muscles: an electrophysiological study.