Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2018 , Vol 64 , Num 2

Ulnar neuropathy due to heterotopic ossification: A rare complication after stroke

Zuhal Özişler 1 ,Elif Yalçın 1 ,Sumru Özel 1
1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ministry of Health Ankara Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey DOI : 10.5606/tftrd.2018.62993 Heterotopic ossification (HO) is a rare complication (0.5 to 1.2%) after stroke. Although there are few reports on ulnar neuropathy (UN) due to HO at the elbow after traumatic brain injury, thermal burn or upper limb trauma, there has been no case reported after stroke. Herein, we present a 32-year-old male patient with UN due to HO after stroke. Keywords : Elbow; heterotopic ossification; stroke; ulnar neuropathy