Ulnar Neuropathy

Etiology

  • Most commonly from compression near elbow (cubital tunnel)

Symptoms

  • Weakness w/grip
  • Chronic pain, which radiate down to 1/2 ring and pinky fingers, often worse at night/in AM

Physical Exam Findings

  • Pain reproduced when tap over ulnar groove of elbow → "funny bone" sensation
  • Atrophy of lumbricals (intrinsics), claw fingers

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