What are the indications for medial epicondylectomy in ulnar neuropathy?

Updated: Jun 08, 2018
  • Author: Charles F Guardia, III, MD; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Indications for medial epicondylectomy include the following [161, 162] :

  • Nonunion of an epicondyle fracture with ulnar nerve symptoms (best indication)

  • Poor bed for the ulnar nerve in the epicondylar groove

  • Ulnar nerve subluxation


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