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Evaluation and Treatment of Upper Extremity Nerve Entrapment Syndromes

The Center for Neuroscience, Calvert Memorial Hospital, Chesapeake Neurology Associates, 130 Hospital Road, Suite 101, Prince Frederick, MD 20678, USA. Electronic address: .
Primary care (Impact Factor: 0.83). 12/2013; 40(4):925-43. DOI: 10.1016/j.pop.2013.08.009
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ABSTRACT Nerve entrapment syndromes in the upper extremity are being recognized with increasing frequency. Prompt and correct diagnosis of these injuries is important. This article is a review of the common entrapment nerve injuries seen in the upper extremity. Each of these clinical syndromes is discussed independently, reviewing the anatomy, compression sites, patient presentation (history and examination), the role of additional diagnostic studies, and management.

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