n SA Journal of Radiology - Ultrasound diagnosis of ulnar nerve dislocation and snapping triceps syndrome : pictorial essay
|Article Title||Ultrasound diagnosis of ulnar nerve dislocation and snapping triceps syndrome : pictorial essay|
|Journal||SA Journal of Radiology|
|Affiliations||1 Apple Hospital, India, 2 Apple Hospital, India, 3 Apple Hospital, India and 4 Apple Hospital, India|
|Publication Date||Jan 2012|
|Pages||65 - 67|
Dislocation of the ulnar nerve with snapping triceps syndrome has been implicated as a cause of cubital tunnel syndrome. Patients with this condition may clinically present with a snapping sensation at the elbow upon flexion along with ulnar neuropathic symptoms. Though demonstration of this condition is possible by static MRI images, ultrasound can be used as a more accessible and inexpensive modality for attaining diagnosis. This pictorial essay emphasises the technique, findings and role of dynamic ultrasound in the diagnosis of this entity.
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