Risk factors of asymptomatic reduction of motor conduction velocity of the ulnar nerve across the elbow

DiscussionRisk factors for A-UNE are different from UNE. The prevalence of right side in A-UNE was not due to particular elbow postures. Diabetes is a risk factor, probably because MCV reduction of the ulnar nerve across the elbow was an early manifestation of asymptomatic polyneuropathy in diabetes. A-UNE is associated with narrow CGW as already demonstrated in UNE, even if the OR was higher in UNE than in A-UNE. Only future longitudinal studies will be able to check whether the A-UNE subjects develop symptoms and signs of true mononeuropathy with time.
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