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Case 1042

Bifid median nerve associated with a carpal tunnel syndrome: diagnosis with Ultrasonography and Magnetic Resonance.

Author(s)
M. Almberger , G. Rossi, E. Iannicelli .
 
Patient
female, 30 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial US scans .

    Axial US scans at the level of the first row of the carpal bones show the two branches of the nerve which have the same size (arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Axial US scans .;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial MR image SE T1-weighted

    Axial MR image SE T1-weighted, confirms the presence of the two branches of the median nerve (arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Axial MR image SE T1-weighted;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Axial MR image SE T2-weighted

    Axial MR image SE T2-weighted confirms US findings and shows increased signal intensity of the two branches of the nerve (arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Axial MR image SE T2-weighted;
     
     
Axial US scans at the level of the first row of the carpal bones show the two branches of the nerve which have the same size (arrows).
 
Axial MR image SE T1-weighted, confirms the presence of the two branches of the median nerve (arrows).
 
Axial MR image SE T2-weighted confirms US findings and shows increased signal intensity of the two branches of the nerve (arrows).
 
 
 
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