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Wartenberg's syndrome

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Radial sensory nerve entrapment causing significant pain in the lower 1/3rd of the forearm caused by closed direct trauma, a mass, or repetitive ulnar deviation and pronation causing compression between the tendons of the brachioradialis and extensor carpi radialis longus.

We thank Michael Elkanich, M.D., for correcting the original description.

See also Wartenberg's disease II, or cheiralgia paraesthetica.


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