Chapter

Case 67

Harutomo Hasegawa, Matthew Crocker and Pawan Singh Minhas

in Oxford Case Histories in Neurosurgery

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2013 | ISBN: 9780199599837
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191753503 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199599837.003.0067

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 67

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A 45-year-old man is referred by his GP with numbness in the medial aspect of the right forearm and hand, principally affecting the little finger. It was intermittent when it began 3 years previously but has become constant and sensation is now almost absent. In recent months he has felt that his right hand is weaker than his left. He is right-handed but has now almost stopped using the hand. There is no diurnal variation or neck pain. He has type 2 diabetes which has been well controlled since diagnosis 5 years previously.

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Subjects: Neurosurgery

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