What is the prevalence of ulnar neuropathy in the US?

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

The elbow is the second most common site of nerve entrapment in the upper extremity, the first being the wrist (ie, carpal tunnel syndrome). In the general population, abnormalities in the ulnar nerve at the elbow in asymptomatic subjects are common (about 40%).


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