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I broke my humerus playing tennis in FL in February. The

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I broke my humerus playing tennis in FL in February. The surgeon repaired with a plate and screws. My problem is damage to the ulnar nerve. I have a numb baby finger and half of the ring finger and some of the hand. My surgeon in
Michigan wants to relieve the pressure on the ulnar nerve near the elbow with surgery. Is that the correct place?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David
yes, the ulner nerve is the one that goes to the pinky and finger finger.
yes, an ulner nerve transposition surgery in the elbow is the right place to relieve pressure on the ulner nerve.
yes, you should have this surgery
let me know if you have questions.