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Ulnar Neuropathies (Ulnar Neuropathy)

Disease involving the ULNAR NERVE from its origin in the BRACHIAL PLEXUS to its termination in the hand. Clinical manifestations may include PARESIS or PARALYSIS of wrist flexion, finger flexion, thumb adduction, finger abduction, and finger adduction. Sensation over the medial palm, fifth finger, and ulnar aspect of the ring finger may also be impaired. Common sites of injury include the AXILLA, cubital tunnel at the ELBOW, and Guyon's canal at the wrist. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1995, Ch51 pp43-5)
Also Known As:
Ulnar Neuropathy; Ulnar Nerve Palsy; Ulnar Neuritis; Nerve Disease, Ulnar; Nerve Diseases, Ulnar; Nerve Palsies, Ulnar; Nerve Palsy, Ulnar; Neuritides, Ulnar; Neuritis, Ulnar; Neuropathies, Ulnar; Neuropathy, Ulnar; Palsies, Ulnar Nerve; Palsy, Ulnar Nerve; Ulnar Nerve Disease; Ulnar Nerve Palsies; Ulnar Neuritides; Ulnar Nerve Diseases
Networked: 121 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 9 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Hand Deformities (Hand Deformity)
2. Contracture
3. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity)
4. Leprosy (Hansen's Disease)
5. Infection

Experts

1. Chung, Kevin C: 4 articles (04/2014 - 09/2009)
2. Gaston, R Glenn: 2 articles (04/2014 - 04/2013)
3. Hammert, Warren C: 2 articles (04/2014 - 04/2013)
4. Nassab, Paul F: 2 articles (04/2014 - 04/2013)
5. Haase, Steven C: 2 articles (04/2014 - 04/2013)
6. Merrell, Greg A: 2 articles (04/2014 - 04/2013)
7. Lawton, Jeffrey N: 2 articles (04/2014 - 04/2013)
8. Kim, Dong Hwee: 2 articles (02/2014 - 10/2011)
9. Caliandro, Pietro: 2 articles (01/2012 - 01/2011)
10. Padua, Luca: 2 articles (01/2012 - 01/2011)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Ulnar Neuropathies:
1. Antiphospholipid AntibodiesIBA
2. Minocycline (Cyclops)FDA LinkGeneric
3. SteroidsIBA
4. DiamondIBA
5. Dihydrotachysterol (AT 10)IBA
6. tebufenozide (Mimic)IBA
7. alachlor (Lasso)IBA
8. Polyethylene (Polythene)IBA
9. Carbon MonoxideIBA
10. formycin diphosphate (FDP)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Decompression
2. Tendon Transfer
3. Osteotomy
4. Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
5. Traction