Focal brachial cutaneous neuropathy associated with Norplant (R) use: Suggests careful consideration of the recommended site for inserting contraceptive implants

Citation
C. Nash et T. Staunton, Focal brachial cutaneous neuropathy associated with Norplant (R) use: Suggests careful consideration of the recommended site for inserting contraceptive implants, J FAM PLAN, 27(3), 2001, pp. 155-156
Citations number
7
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Public Health & Health Care Science
Journal title
JOURNAL OF FAMILY PLANNING AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE
ISSN journal
1471-1893 → ACNP
Volume
27
Issue
3
Year of publication
2001
Pages
155 - 156
Database
ISI
SICI code
1471-1893(200107)27:3<155:FBCNAW>2.0.ZU;2-#
Abstract
A case of neuropathy in the medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve of the fore arm following a Norplant (R) removal is described. The incidence of this pr oblem is uncertain. The suggested siting of the contraceptive implants dire ctly over the bicipital groove is questioned.