Intermittent compression of the radial nerve through the radial tunnel is thought to be the pathologic basis for radial tunnel syndrome (RTS).
The condition is not associated with ext...
Lateral elbow pain and forearm pain that may radiate distally to the wrist and dorsum of the fingers
Aggravated pain at night that may interfere with sleeping 1
Typically, do not have p...
Nonoperative approaches are considered first-line treatment 1,4[C]:
Immobilization of the wrist with splinting or casting
Radial nerve block 1
Return to activity should be undertaken slowly as symptoms improve.
Rehabilitation program should be continued for both nonoperative and postoperative patients.
Entrapment of the deep branch of the radial nerve within the radial tunnel
Diagnosis is based completely on clinical examination, leading to some skepticism of the actual prevalence.
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