Median Nerve Palsy after Fracture Shaft of Humerus: A Case Report

Vol 35 | Issue 1 | Jan-April 2020 | page: 41-42 | TausifAhmed A. Shikalgar


Authors: TausifAhmed A. Shikalgar [1]

¹Department of Orthopedics, R. C. S. M. G. M. C. Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India.

Address of Correspondence:
Dr. Tausif Ahmed A. Shikalgar
R. C. S. M. G. M. C. Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India.
E-mail: Dr.tausifahmedshikalgar@gmail.com


A humeral fracture is the most likely fracture to be associated with nerve injury. Approximately 12% of fractures of the shaft of the humerus are complicated by immediate radial nerve paralysis. Fractures of the humeral sha associated with median nerve palsy are exceedingly uncommon because it is protected throughout its course from direct contact with bone by muscles of varying thickness. Here we report the case of a young man who sustained a fracture at the junction of middle 1/3rd and distal 1/3rd of the humeral shaft associated mainly with median nerve palsy.

Key words: Median nerve palsy, Fracture shaft of humerus, Denervation, Radial Nerve


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How to Cite this Article: Shikalgar T A. | Median Nerve Palsy after Fracture Shaft of Humerus: A Case Report | Journal of Bone and Joint Diseases | Jan-April 2020; 35(1): 41-42.

 



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