Posterior Antebrachi al Cutaneous Nerve Neuropathy – Case Reports

Authors: Z. Ambler
Authors‘ workplace: Ne urologická klinika LF UK a FN Plzeň
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2009; 72/105(5): 453-455
Category: Case Report


The posteri or antebrachi al cutane o us nerve (PACN) is a sensory branch of the radi al nerve. Isolated PACN ne uropathy is rare and mostly i atrogenic. It occurs particularly after surgery in lower humerus or elbow. PACN ne uropathy is associ ated not only with sensory loss in the nerve are a but pain and dysesthesi as are common. PACN lesi on can be ascertained in noninvasive ne urography. The paper describes two cases of pati ents with PACN ne uropathy and electrodi agnostic technique of sensory nerve conducti on study of the PACN.

Key words:
posterior antebrachial cutaneous nerve –  sensory neurography –  nerve conduction study –  complications after surgery –  neuralgia


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