Median nerve entrapment in surgical scar: a rare complication in volar plating of fractures of distal end radius
Keywords:Median nerve entrapment, Carpal tunnel release, Surgical scar, Distal end radius fractures
A 25-year-old male presented to our OPD with pain and swelling of right wrist following trauma by RTA. X ray showed comminuted intraarticular fracture distal end radius (R) and confirmed with 3D CT. Patient was operated 15 days later with plate osteosynthesis using a 3-hole Elli’s T plate. The patient presented with complaints of numbness and tingling sensations over lateral 3 and half fingers about 2 months after surgery. Previous scar tissue excision was done which exposed the median nerve adhesions in its distal course with the scar tissue followed by median nerve neurolysis with carpal tunnel release was done.
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