Research Article| Volume 1, ISSUE 3, P169-173, December 1976

Digital nerve grafts with the lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve

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      The lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve was used as a nerve graft to bridge a defect in a digital nerve, when with the digit in full extension the nerve ends could not be approximated without tension. Thirteen grafts have been followed from 7 to 23 months. Two patients did not regain two point discrimination and therefore had a poor result. The remaining 11 patients recovered two point discrimination between 7 and 20 mm.
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