Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 2

Atraumatic Rupture of the Distal Median Nerve

Liam Bibo1*, Alex O’Beirne1 and Matthew Lawson-Smith1,2

1Department of Hand Surgery, Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, Australia 2University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Australia

*Corresponding Author: Liam Bibo, Department of Hand Surgery, Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, Australia.

Received: December 21, 2020; Published: January 16, 2021



  Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common compressive neuropathy affecting the upper extremity. We present a rare case of atraumatic rupture of the median nerve in a patient with electrophysiology proven severe left distal median nerve neuropathy secondary to CTS.

Keywords: Median Nerve; Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Hand; Surgery



Citation: Liam Bibo. “Atraumatic Rupture of the Distal Median Nerve".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 4.2 (2021): 06-08.


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