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Case 67 

Case 67
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Case 67
Author(s):

Harutomo Hasegawa

, Matthew Crocker

, and Pawan Singh Minhas

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199599837.003.0067
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date: 22 August 2019

A 45-year-old man is referred by his GP with numbness in the medial aspect of the right forearm and hand, principally affecting the little finger. It was intermittent when it began 3 years previously but has become constant and sensation is now almost absent. In recent months he has felt that his right hand is weaker than his left. He is right-handed but has now almost stopped using the hand. There is no diurnal variation or neck pain. He has type 2 diabetes which has been well controlled since diagnosis 5 years previously.

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