Radial Neuropathy (Saturday Night Palsy)

Disease involving the RADIAL NERVE. Clinical features include weakness of elbow extension, elbow flexion, supination of the forearm, wrist and finger extension, and thumb abduction. Sensation may be impaired over regions of the dorsal forearm. Common sites of compression or traumatic injury include the AXILLA and radial groove of the HUMERUS.
Also Known As:
Saturday Night Palsy; Lesion, Superficial Radial Nerve; Radial Nerve Diseases; Radial Nerve Lesion; Superficial Radial Nerve Lesion; Crutch Palsies; Lesion, Radial Nerve; Lesions, Radial Nerve; Nerve Disease, Radial; Nerve Diseases, Radial; Nerve Lesion, Radial; Nerve Lesions, Radial; Neuropathies, Radial; Neuropathy, Radial; Palsies, Crutch; Palsy, Crutch; Radial Nerve Disease; Radial Nerve Lesions; Radial Neuropathies; Saturday Night Palsies; Crutch Palsy
Networked: 12 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage)
2. Shock
3. Paralysis (Palsy)
4. Multiple Sclerosis
5. Humeral Fractures


1. Horiguchi, Cristiano H V: 1 article (06/2013)
2. Hobaika, Adriano B S: 1 article (06/2013)
3. Leclère, Franck Marie P: 1 article (04/2013)
4. Mathys, Lukas: 1 article (04/2013)
5. Bignion, Dietmar: 1 article (04/2013)
6. Vögelin, Esther: 1 article (04/2013)
7. Franz, Torsten: 1 article (04/2013)
8. Luna Pizarro, Daniel: 1 article (09/2008)
9. Huerta Lazcarro, Julián: 1 article (09/2008)
10. Sadzynski, A: 1 article (06/2008)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Radial Neuropathy:
1. 4-azidobenzylcarazolol (pABC)IBA
2. GelsolinIBA
3. Propofol (Diprivan)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Transplants (Transplant)
2. Tendon Transfer
3. Sutures (Suture)
4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
5. Splints