Median Nerve Palsy Presenting as Absent Elbow Flexion: A Result of a Ruptured Pectoralis Major to Biceps Tendon Transfer


ABSTRACT: We describe a patient with a preexisting posttraumatic brachial plexopathy who had a complete high median nerve palsy due to rupture of the pectoralis major to biceps  transfer near its distal insertion at the elbow region.

SKU: JSOA-1999-8-2-SP7 Categories: ,

Robert J. Spinner, MD; James A. Nunley, MD; Robert E. Lins, MD; Richard D. Goldner, MD