Radial nerve palsy caused by injections

20Citations
Citations of this article
3Readers
Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
Get full text

Abstract

Fifty-six cases of radial palsy due to injections have been seen during the last 13 years. Thirteen patients recovered spontaneously. Seven patients were treated by neurolysis, of which five had full recovery in 1 year. The remaining patients were treated by modified Robert Jones transfers. In ten cases flexor carpi ulnaris was spared as a strong flexor of the wrist, which improved the results in heavy manual workers. Radial nerve palsy caused by injection is an avoidable injury. There is a need for proper training of paramedical workers. © 1996, SAGE Publications. All rights reserved.

Cite

CITATION STYLE

APA

Gaur, S. C., & Swarup, A. (1996). Radial nerve palsy caused by injections. Journal of Hand Surgery (British and European Volume), 21(3), 338–340. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0266-7681(05)80196-2

Register to see more suggestions

Mendeley helps you to discover research relevant for your work.

Already have an account?

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free