Pronator Teres Syndrome

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Pronator Teres Syndrome
Pathophysiology Entrapment of the Median Nerve at various locations at the elbow or proximal forearm, most commonly between the two heads of pronator teres
Clinical Features Sensor loss similar to carpal tunnel syndrome but with the addition of the thenar eminence. Motor loss also similar to CTS, but possible addition of pronator teres, flexor carpi radialis, palmaris longus, flexor digitorum superficialis, and the anterior interosseous nerve innervated muscles. Reproduction of symptoms with resisted forearm pronation.


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