What causes ulnar neuropathy at or distal to the wrist?

Updated: Jun 08, 2018
  • Author: Charles F Guardia, III, MD; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Answer

Factors that may cause ulnar neuropathy at or distal to the wrist (ie, at the canal of Guyon) include the following:

  • Ganglionic cysts

  • Tumors

  • Blunt injuries, with or without fracture

  • Aberrant artery

  • Idiopathic


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