Wartenbergs Syndrome

What is it?

Compression of superficial radial nerve

What are the causes?

  • Tight wristband / watch

What are the symptoms?

  • Numbness / tingling on palm side of wrist, hand, dorsal thumb, index and ring finger (not including finger tips)
  • Frequently symptom magnification occurs with wrist movement or when tightly pinching the thumb and index digit
  • No weakness

Wartenbergs Syndrome - Compression of Superficial Radial Nerve