Guyon's canal syndrome - tingling in hand?

The same question as with carpal tunnel syndrome. Are only the fingers (the pinky and adjacent half of the ring finger) affected or also the related part of the hand? Acoording to my research until now, there can be paresthesia in the pinky side of the hand but only about halfway toward the wrist. Most other pictures show altered sensitivity beyond the wrist.

Authored By Jan Modric on Wednesday 11th September 2013


Rhys Clement
Core / Specialist / Gp Trainee - New Royal Infirmary Edinburgh
Posted over 6 years ago

The clinical picture depends on the location of the compression and may have motor, sensory or mixed picture. In general when the sensory branch is affected the whole ulna nerve distribution in the hand is affected.

There are three types of Guy