Compressive mononeuropathy of the deep palmar branch of the ulnar nerve in cyclists

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Abstract

Two cyclists developed mononeuropathy of the deep palmar branch of the ulnar nerve due to ulnar nerve compression adjacent to the ulnar tunnel (of Guyon) by prolonged bicycle riding. A modification of hand grip on the bicycle handlebars resulted in rapid recovery in one patient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1588-90
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neurology and Neurosurgical Psychiatry
Volume51
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1988

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