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April 1988

Proximal Ulnar Mononeuropathy Caused by Conduction Block at Erb's Point

Author Affiliations

From the Electromyography Laboratory, Presbyterian-University Hospital of Pittsburgh and the Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr Katirji is now with the Department of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals of Cleveland.

Arch Neurol. 1988;45(4):460-461. doi:10.1001/archneur.1988.00520280114027

• We describe a young man with classic symptoms of isolated ulnar mononeuropathy, whose nerve conduction studies showed a severe conduction block of the ulnar nerve between the stimulation at the axilla and Erb's point. His clinical and electrophysiologic abnormalities resolved completely in eight weeks.

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