cubital tunnel syndrome

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cubital tunnel syndrome

a group of symptoms that develop from compression of the ulnar nerve within the cubital tunnel at the elbow; can include paresthesia into the fourth and fifth digits and weakness of some of the intrinsic muscles of the hand.

cu·bi·tal tun·nel syn·drome

(kyū'bi-tăl tŭn'ĕl sin'drōm)
A group of symptoms that develop from compression of the ulnar nerve within the cubital tunnel at the elbow (i.e., medial part of elbow); can include paresthesia into the fourth and fifth digits and weakness of the intrinsic muscles of the hand.

cubital tunnel syndrome

Medial elbow pain, hand fatigue, and sensations in the fourth and fifth fingers resulting from ulnar nerve damage in the cubital tunnel. This condition is frequently seen in throwing athletes.
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Medial elbow pain coupled with parasthesias of the 4th and 5th digits is characteristic of cubital tunnel syndrome or ulnar nerve entrapment.
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