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After trauma or overuse, a nerve might be compressed by a scar or other anatomical structures passing over the nerve in its path along the arm. Depending on the nerve affected and the location, the symptoms may vary however, both numbness and paralysis are possible.
Depending on the nerve that is affected and localization, an open approach to surgically release the nerve from the constricting structure will be taken. Suture removal after 10 days.
Hospital Admission: Outpatient
Recuperation Time: 2-4 weeks
Physiotherapy is helpful in severe cases