Journal of Clinical Case Reports

ISSN: 2165-7920

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Las J Hwaizi

College of Medicine,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon C.A.B.M.S

  • Case Report
    Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome Due to Ulnar Artery Aneurysm: A Case Report
    Author(s): Las J HwaiziLas J Hwaizi

    Aims: To report of a case with non-traumatic distal ulnar artery aneurism leading to ulnar nerve neuropathy at level of wrist in the ulnar tunnel. Ulnar nerve impingement has been mostly reported to be a result of posttraumatic false aneurysms, thrombosis, or anomalies distal ulnar artery in ulnar tunnel (Guyon’s canal). Methods: A 33 year-old woman with sever continuous pain which was gradual in onset over the last 9 months associated with intermittent burning sensation and continuous numbness on the ulnar side of her left hand was presented to causality unit. EMG examination showed an ulnar neuropathy in the ulnar tunnel and an ipsilateral carpal tunnel syndrome. Results: An operation was performed and exploration of the right ulnar nerve in the ulnar tunnel at the wrist showed that an ulnar artery aneurysm had pulsatile pressure like effect on the ulnar nerve. Ulnar nerve dec.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2165-7920.1000278

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