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dc.contributor.authorKoszyca, B.en
dc.contributor.authorJones, N.en
dc.contributor.authorKneebone, C.en
dc.contributor.authorBlumbergs, P.en
dc.date.issued2009en
dc.identifier.citationClinical Neuropathology, 2009; 28(1):54-58en
dc.identifier.issn0722-5091en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/57223-
dc.description.abstractThe case is presented of a 71-year-old man with a 6-year history of symptoms suggestive of carpal tunnel syndrome, which did not improve despite two surgical procedures. On further investigation, a fusiform enlargement of the median nerve was found above the elbow, which was found on biopsy to be localized hypertrophic neuropathy (LHN). This case is the first to be described affecting the median nerve. The literature regarding LHN is reviewed, with discussion of the differential diagnoses and possible etiology of this rare lesion.en
dc.description.urihttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19216221en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDustri-Verlag Dr Karl Feistleen
dc.subjectSchwann Cells; Humans; Peripheral Nervous System Diseases; Median Neuropathy; Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Glucose Intolerance; Hypercholesterolemia; Hypertrophy; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Orthopedic Procedures; Aged; Maleen
dc.titleLocalized hypertrophic neuropathy: a case report and review of the literatureen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.doi10.5414/NPP28054en
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
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