Pathophysiology and treatment of spontaneous anterior interosseous nerve palsy and spontaneous posterior interosseous nerve palsy

Kensuke Ochi, Hiroyuki Kato

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Spontaneous anterior or posterior interosseous nerve palsy is usually treated as a part of neuralgic amyotrophy. However, recent studies have shown that many of these cases involved fascicular constriction in the affected nerves, and interfascicular neurolysis may be a better option than conservative treatment in cases that do not show spontaneous recovery within several months. Here, we review recent studies on these palsies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1441-1452
Number of pages12
JournalBrain and Nerve
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Dec 1



  • Fascicular constriction
  • Neuralgic amyotrophy
  • Parsonage-turner syndrome
  • Spontaneous anterior interosseous nerve palsy
  • Spontaneous posterior interosseous nerve palsy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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