Radial Nerve Entrapment at the Forearm
Which are the symptoms?
Compression of this nerve, often caused by trauma, is characterized by pain in the first finger and the back of the hand between the thumb and forefinger.
Paresthesia with formication sometimes occurs in the same place.
How is it diagnosed?
Diagnosis is mostly clinical.
How is it treated?
Surgical treatment, which is done in the day hospital, consists in examining and decompressing the nerve.
The clinical result is excellent.