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A soldier with lateral antebrachial cutaneous neuropathy: Malingering or fact?

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dc.contributor.author Yıldız, Necmettin
dc.contributor.author Kilinç, B.
dc.contributor.author Ardıç, Füsun
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-16T12:05:50Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-16T12:05:50Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.issn 13020234 (ISSN)
dc.identifier.uri http://acikerisim.pau.edu.tr:8080/xmlui/handle/11499/6309
dc.description.abstract Introduction: Compression of the lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve (LACN) is a rarely recognized but clearly definable syndrome. It should be taken into account in the differential diagnosis in the context of soldiers who are suspected of avoiding military duties by assuming the sick role. In this report, we describe a 23-year-old soldier who presented with avoidance of elbow extension due to a burning pain in the right forearm induced by extension. LACN neuropathy, which occurred after physical training including palm-away pull ups in the military camp and was initially suspected to be malingering, was later diagnosed according to the clinical and electrodiagnostic findings. People who are accused of malingering in military settings should be examined carefully also concerning the training-related injuries of the peripheral nervous and musculoskeletal systems. Especially for patients complaining of forearm pain that leads to inability to extend the elbow, LACN neuropathy should be considered in the differential diagnosis and confirmed by electrophysiological examination. © Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Published by Galenos Publishing.
dc.language.iso English; Turkish
dc.relation.isversionof 10.4274/tftr.145
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject Lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve
dc.subject Malingering
dc.subject Neuropathy
dc.subject nonsteroid antiinflammatory agent
dc.subject adult
dc.subject anamnesis
dc.subject army
dc.subject article
dc.subject case report
dc.subject clinical feature
dc.subject differential diagnosis
dc.subject human
dc.subject laboratory test
dc.subject lateral antebrachial cutaneous neuropathy
dc.subject male
dc.subject medical record review
dc.subject muscle atrophy
dc.subject nerve surgery
dc.subject neuropathy
dc.subject peripheral neuropathy
dc.subject physiotherapy
dc.subject radiculopathy
dc.title A soldier with lateral antebrachial cutaneous neuropathy: Malingering or fact?
dc.title.alternative Lateral antebrakial kutanöz nöropatili bir asker: Temaruz ya da gerçek?
dc.type Article
dc.relation.journal Turkiye Fiziksel Tip ve Rehabilitasyon Dergisi
dc.contributor.authorID 0000-0002-1947-4375
dc.contributor.authorID 0000-0002-4708-9378
dc.identifier.volume 56
dc.identifier.issue 3
dc.identifier.startpage 145
dc.identifier.endpage 147
dc.relation.publicationCategory Uluslararası Hakemli Dergi
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dc.identifier.index WOS

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