Spontaneous nerve torsion: unusual cause of radial nerve palsy

  • Endo Y
  • Miller T
  • Carlson E
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Spontaneous nerve torsion is a rare cause of nerve palsy. We describe a case of nerve torsion affecting the radial nerve in order to inform radiologists of the existence of this condition and subtle features on cross-sectional imaging that can suggest the diagnosis preoperatively.

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  • Hourglass constriction
  • Nerve palsy
  • Nerve torsion
  • Radial nerve

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  • Yoshimi Endo

  • Theodore T. Miller

  • Erik Carlson

  • Scott W. Wolfe

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