Guyon canal syndrome, also known as ulnar canal syndrome, is a condition characterized by compression or damage to the ulnar nerve as it passes through the wrist in a narrow passageway called the Guyon canal. The ulnar nerve provides sensation to the ring and little fingers and controls certain muscles in the hand.
Symptoms of Guyon canal syndrome may include:
Risk factors for Guyon canal syndrome may include:
Treatment for Guyon canal syndrome may include:
It is important to seek medical attention from a healthcare provider if you suspect you may have Guyon canal syndrome, as early diagnosis and treatment can help improve outcomes and prevent long-term complications.