Can the ulnar nerve become entrapped again years later?
ago I had surgery for ulnar nerve entrapment.
surgery I had the feelings back on my fingers and my elbow no longer
hurt when it was propped up or laid down on a hard surface.
last 3 days I'm having severe pain in my elbow in the exact same spot
as before my surgery 6 years ago but no numbness in my fingers this
is: Is possible to have ulnar nerve entrapment years after having
surgery for it before?
ulnar nerve become entrapped again years later?
you very much for your question.
surgical management of cubital tunnel syndrome (Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
at the Elbow) remains uncertain despite the publication of numerous
case series, observational studies, systematic reviews, and, in recent
years, randomized controlled studies.
is a trend toward an improved clinical outcome with transposition
of the ulnar nerve as opposed to simple decompression.
were no recurrences with Anterior submuscular transposition
of the ulnar nerve in a 1995 clinical study of Pasque CB and Rayan
GM, all patients had either fair or poor pre-operative grades. 84%
had excellent or good post-operative grades and only 16% had fair
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