초록

Synovitis is a rare cause of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow. In our case, a 34-year old house-wife had a complaint of numbness and paresthesia on her left 4th and 5th finger and medial forearm for 2 months. In clinical examination, painful tenderness was palpated on her left medial elbow. Electrodiagnostic study showed ulnar neuropathy at or around elbow level and MRI study demonstrated a cubital tunnel syndrome associated with synovitis at the elbow joint despite nonspecific findings in ultrasonography. After conservative treatments including resting, anti-inflammatory agent and physical therapy, patient's symptoms and neurologic signs improved.

키워드

Cubital tunnel syndrome, Synovitis, Electrodiagnostic study, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Conservative treatment

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