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Kiloh-Nevin syndrome I

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A sequence of neurological disturbance seen in lesion of the anterior interosseous nerve (a motor branch of the median nerve).

Description

A sequence of neurological disturbance seen in lesion of the anterior interosseous nerve (a motor branch of the median nerve). Characterised by paralysis of the long flexor muscle of the thumb, the deep flexor muscle of the index finger, and the quadrate pronator muscle, without sensory disorders. Injuries of the forearm (including supracondylar fractures) with compression of the nerve is the main cause.

Bibliography

  • L. G. Kiloh, S. Nevin:
    Isolated neuritis of the anterior interosseous nerve.
    British Medical Journal, London, 1952, 1: 850-851.

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