Entrapment of the median nerve in a greenstick forearm fracture: A case report and review of the literature

Ignacio R. Proubasta, Lydia De Sena, Enric P. Cáceres

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Abstract

We report a case of low median nerve palsy occurring as a complication of a closed both-bone forearm fracture in a child. Following delayed diagnosis, surgical exploration was performed and it was observed that the median nerve was entrapped in the callus of the radius fracture.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)220-223
JournalBulletin: Hospital for Joint Diseases
Volume58
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1999

Keywords

  • Forearm fracture
  • Greenstick fracture
  • Nerve entrapment

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