TITLE

Guyon's canal

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p917
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "Guyon's canal" is presented. Guyon's canal is a tunnel on the ulnar side of the wrist formed by the hook of the hamate and pisiform bones. The ulnar nerve may be compressed at this site in long-distance bicyclists, by falling on the wrist, or by repetitive wrist actions. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21229918

 

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