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What are the symptoms of ulnar tunnel syndrome?

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Ulnar tunnel syndrome can cause pain, numbness, and loss of function. In the early stages, you may notice numbness or tingling on the side of your hand by your pinky and ring fingers. It may feel like they’re falling asleep. Your hand might also be numb when you wake up.

From: What Is Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Society for Surgery of the Hand: “Brachial Plexus Injury.”

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: “Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at the Elbow (Cubital Tunnel Syndrome),” “Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome of the Wrist.”

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Fact Sheet.”

The Hand and Wrist Institute: “Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Ulnar Nerve Entrapment.”

Basil Besh, MD, orthopedic surgeon, Freemont, CA.

New York University Langone Medical Center: “Preventing Ulnar Nerve Compression.”

American Society of Hand Therapists: “Cubital Tunnel Syndrome.”

Houston Methodist: “Guyon’s Canal Syndrome.”

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on July 07, 2019

SOURCES:

American Society for Surgery of the Hand: “Brachial Plexus Injury.”

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: “Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at the Elbow (Cubital Tunnel Syndrome),” “Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome of the Wrist.”

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Fact Sheet.”

The Hand and Wrist Institute: “Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Ulnar Nerve Entrapment.”

Basil Besh, MD, orthopedic surgeon, Freemont, CA.

New York University Langone Medical Center: “Preventing Ulnar Nerve Compression.”

American Society of Hand Therapists: “Cubital Tunnel Syndrome.”

Houston Methodist: “Guyon’s Canal Syndrome.”

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on July 07, 2019

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