Morphology and morphometry of the ulnar head of the pronator teres muscle in relation to median nerve compression at the proximal forearm.

Gurses I. A., Altinel L., Gayretli Ö., Akgul T., Uzun I., Dikici F.

Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR, vol.102, no.8, pp.1005-1008, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 102 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.otsr.2016.08.016
  • Journal Name: Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1005-1008
  • Keywords: Median neuropathy, Median nerve, Pronator syndrome, Ulnar head of pronator teres muscle, DECOMPRESSION, NEUROPATHIES, ENTRAPMENT
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: The pronator syndrome is a rare compression neuropathy of the median nerve. Ulnar head of the pronator teres muscle may cause compression at proximal forearm.