cheiralgia paresthetica

cheiralgia paresthetica

compression neuropathy of the superficial branch of the radial nerve, marked by pain and paresthesia over the course of the nerve.

chei·ral·gia par·es·the·ti·ca

(kī-ral'jē-ă par-es-thet'i-kă)
Compression neuropathy of the superficial branch of the radial nerve, marked by pain and paresthesia over the course of the nerve.
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Analogous to meralgia paresthetica or cheiralgia paresthetica, the name of the disorder is derived from the ancient Greek words noton, "back" and algia, "pain" (13).
Isolated superficial radial neuropathy (also called the Wartenberg Syndrome or Cheiralgia Paresthetica) is a sensory mononeuropathy and a rare clinical condition.
Table 1 Differential diagnoses (5,13-16) * Osteoporosis and/or lytic lesions of the radial styloid, * scaphoid fracture, * entrapment, * radiculopathy, * C6 cervical radiculitis/radiculopathy, * tethering or inflammation of the peripheral nerves (including the superficial radial nerve, known as cheiralgia paresthetica), * carpal tunnel syndrome, * osteoarthritis, * intersection syndrome, * Keinbock disease (osteonecrosis of the lunate), * dorsal ganglion of the wrist, * congenital synostosis between scaphoid and trapezium.