pronator syndrome

pronator syndrome
pronator teres syndrome an entrapment neuropathy in which the median nerve or its anterior interosseous branch is compressed by the structures of the cubital fossa or by its passage between the heads of the pronator teres muscle, causing pain in the forearm and weakness or sensory deficits in the radial aspect of the hand.

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