Carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome are each common
enough that it is also common to see both of them together. This
patient had releases of both at the same setting. There are many
techniques and philosophies of care regarding each of these procedures
within the accepted spectrum of standard of care.
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|Open carpal tunnel release
revealed large, apparently hypertrophied lumbrical muscles which may
have been contributing to carpal tunnel syndrome. This would probably
not have been apparent during endoscopic carpal tunnel release.
|Open cubital tunnel release
was performed through a generous incision.
|Ulnar nerve exposed, FCU
transposition of the ulnar nerve.
carpal tunnel release
cubital tunnel release
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