Authors: David Agombar, Philip Bewley / Editor: Jason M Kendall / Reviewer: Chris Wearmouth / Codes: SLO4, TC2, TP10, TP7Published: 10/09/2020

A 32-year-old decorator attends the Emergency Department having accidentally put his left hand through a pane of glass at work. He has sustained a puncture wound to the mid-forearm (see clinical image). He reports an inability to extend the ring and little fingers from the position shown. On assessing neurovascular status you note decreased sensation in the little finger and medial half of the ring finger.

Claw hand ulnar nerve injury image

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