Spontaneous anterior interosseous nerve palsy with Churg-Strauss syndrome

Kensuke Ochi, Yukio Horiuchi, Kenichi Tazaki, Kazuo Nishi, Hidekazu Kawashima, Hiroki Yabe

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Abstract

A 74-year-old woman diagnosed with Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) complained of difficulty in flexing her left thumb and index finger. Electromyography demonstrated isolated anterior interosseous nerve (AIN) palsy, with no other peripheral neuropathy. We diagnosed this case as spontaneous AIN palsy complicated with CSS, the first case of this kind. Surgical treatment should be considered if no sign of recovery is seen within six months of onset.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)514-517
Number of pages4
JournalModern rheumatology
Volume20
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Oct 1

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Keywords

  • Anterior interosseous nerve palsy
  • Churg-Strauss syndrome
  • Conservative treatment
  • Posterior interosseous nerve palsy
  • Surgical treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology

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Ochi, K., Horiuchi, Y., Tazaki, K., Nishi, K., Kawashima, H., & Yabe, H. (2010). Spontaneous anterior interosseous nerve palsy with Churg-Strauss syndrome. Modern rheumatology, 20(5), 514-517. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10165-010-0304-8