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Side Effects - 4/29/2008
This patient was being treated for a communuted elbow fracture. He elbow was going great but she had trouble grasping her hand, limited strength and tingling in the 5th digit. What might she be experiencing?

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5/5/2008
Dave
Sounds like a possible ulnar nerve injury secondary to the fracture.
5/5/2008
Anonymous
ulnar nerve symptoms
5/5/2008
Lee
Ulnar nerve injury
5/5/2008
Anonymous
motor neuropathy of ulnar nerve.
5/6/2008
Syeda
She could possibly be having injury or compression of the ulnar nerve due to the fracture
5/22/2008
farideh shafiee
sounds like a hetrotopic ossification and ulnar nerve injury
8/14/2008
Fannoon
Ulanr nerve injury or compression secondary to the elbow fracture
8/22/2008
Joseph
Ulnar nerve injury for sure..wasting of hypothenar eminence and partial/ ulnar clawing evident from picture
11/12/2011
Anonymous
ulnar nerve damge
 
     
   
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