Traumatic ulnar nerve dislocation: an unusual entity

Authors

  • Abdellatif Benabbouha Department of Orthopaedics, Military Training Hospital Avicenne, University Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech, Morocco http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0968-7032
  • Faycal Rifki Department of Orthopaedics, Military Training Hospital Avicenne, University Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Hicham Sallahi Department of Orthopaedics, Military Training Hospital Avicenne, University Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Omar Mergad Department of Orthopaedics, Military Training Hospital Avicenne, University Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech, Morocco

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4510.IntJResOrthop20223458

Keywords:

Ulnar nerve, Dislocation, Traumatic

Abstract

Ulnar nerve dislocation is defined as abnormal movement of the ulnar nerve at the elbow joint. This dislocation has been reported in 16% of asymptomatic arms. However, posttraumatic ulnar nerve subluxation remains a rare clinical entity. We present a unique case of posttraumatic ulnar nerve dislocation and describe clinical characteristics and etiology of this injury and how it was managed.

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Published

2022-12-28