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Journal of the Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society 1999;2(2):209-213.
Published online December 30, 1999.
Tardy Ulnar Nerve Palsy Caused by Bilateral Cubitus Varus Deformities - A Case Report -
Sang Yup Lee, Jeong Hwan Kim, Sang Gug Lee, Chae Ik Chung, Young Hwan Kim, Sik Hwang
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Masan Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University College of Medicine
양측성 내반주 변형에 동반된 지연성 척골 신경 마비(1례 보고)
이상엽, 김정환, 이상국, 정재익, 김영환, 황식
성균관대학교 의과대학 마산성심병원 정형외과학교실
Abstract
It is well known that tardy ulnar nerve palsy occurs with cubitus valgus deformity as a late complication after a nonunion of lateral condyle fracture of the humerus in childhood. On the other hand, cubitus varus deformity often results from malunion of supracondylar fractures of the humerus. However, reports of tardy ulnar nerve palsy in cubitus varus deformity are few. We report a patient with bilateral cubitus varus deformities with bilateral tardy ulnar nerve palsy which was confirmed with EMG. She was treated by step cut osteotomy(DeRosa and Graziano) with sub­cutaneous anterior transposition of ulnar nerve
Key Words: Elbow; Cubitus varus; Tardy ulnar nerve palsy; Step cut osteotomy; Anterior transposition of ulnar nerve


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