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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 6, 2024.

What is cubital tunnel syndrome?

Cubital tunnel syndrome is a condition that causes pressure to build on the ulnar nerve in your elbow. The ulnar nerve controls muscles and feeling in the hand.

What increases my risk for cubital tunnel syndrome?

What are the signs and symptoms of cubital tunnel syndrome?

How is cubital tunnel syndrome diagnosed?

Your healthcare provider will ask about your signs and symptoms and examine your hand and arm. He or she may check the movement of your shoulder, elbow, wrist, and fingers. You may be asked to cross your middle and ring fingers. You may need any of the following:

How is cubital tunnel syndrome treated?

Cubital tunnel syndrome may go away without treatment. If it does not go away, you may need any of the following:

Treatment options

The following list of medications are related to or used in the treatment of this condition.

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How can I manage my symptoms?

When should I seek immediate care?

When should I call my doctor?

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