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Ligament of Struthers

Ligament of Struthers 
  • Ligament that extends from shaft of the humerus to the medial epicondyle of the humerus.
  • Not always present.
  • Median nerve, passes in the space between the ligament or Struthers and the humerus, and in this space the nerve may be compressed leading to supracondylar process syndrome.
  • Described by John Struthers  in 1848.
  • See also Arcade of Struthers