Closed Humerus Fracture with Radial Nerve Palsy: Does it Warrant Primary Exploration?

Authors

  • Ahamad Shaheel Sultan Government T.D Medical College Alappuzha, Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)
  • George Kutty A M Government T.D Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)
  • Mathunny Manesh Stephen Government T.D Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)
  • Mohammed Ashraf Government T.D Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52314/kjo.2020.v33i01.10

Keywords:

Radial Nerve, Nerve Transection, Radial Nerve Palsy, Transverse Fracture Humerus

Abstract

The question of primary exploration of radial nerve in cases of palsy associated with humerus fractures is still unanswered. We present a short case series of humerus fractures with radial nerve palsy where we found radial nerve transection warranting intervention.

Author Biographies

Ahamad Shaheel Sultan, Government T.D Medical College Alappuzha, Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

George Kutty A M , Government T.D Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)

 Additional Professor, Department of Orthopaedics

Mathunny Manesh Stephen, Government T.D Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics

Mohammed Ashraf, Government T.D Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)

Professor & HOD, Department of Orthopaedics

Published

2020-06-01

How to Cite

1.
Shaheel Sultan A, A M GK, Manesh Stephen M, Ashraf M. Closed Humerus Fracture with Radial Nerve Palsy: Does it Warrant Primary Exploration?. KJOrth [Internet]. 2020 Jun. 1 [cited 2023 Feb. 5];33(01):18-21. Available from: https://www.kjo.org.in/journal/index.php/kjo/article/view/10

Issue

Section

Case Report