Cubital tunnel syndrome

Cubital tunnel syndrome

Cubital tunnel syndrome is compression or entrapment neuropathy of ulnar nerve behind the medial epicondyle in the cubital tunnel, ulnar nerve also known as the funny bone nerve.

Causes

Most cases arise causes of this ulnar nerve compression at the elbow are.

  • Direct pressure (increased pressure) on the ulnar nerve

  • Stretching

  • twisting motion

Author: Dr. vivek saini

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