4.5 of 55 Ratings
The physical exam finding demonstrated on the patient's right hand in the video (Figure V) is found with neuropathy of which of the following nerves?
Anterior Interosseious Nerve (AIN
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Cubital tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of the ulnar nerve between what two structures as it passes posterior to the medial epicondyle?
Osborne's ligament and the MCL
MCL and Arcade of Struthers
Osborne's ligament and the intermuscular septum
MCL and medial head of the triceps
Ulnar and humeral heads of the flexor carpi ulnaris muscle
A 50-year-old man complains of numbness and tingling along his right small finger. Physical exam is notable for the finding demonstrated in Figure A. Elbow flexion reproduces the numbness and tingling. Physical therapy and splinting have failed to relieve the symptoms. Which of the following is the most appropriate surgical intervention to alleviate the symptoms while minimizing complications?
Simple ulnar nerve decompression at the cubital tunnel
Ulnar nerve decompression at the cubital tunnel with anterior submuscular transposition
Ulnar nerve decompression at the cubital tunnel with anterior subcutaneous transposition
Open carpal tunnel release
Endoscopic carpal tunnel release
All of the following are possible sites of compression for the ulnar nerve EXCEPT:
arcade of Struthers
ligament of Struthers
flexor carpi ulnaris fascia
medial intermuscular septum