Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

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What is Cubital Tunnel Syndrome?

Cubital tunnel syndrome is a condition brought on by increased pressure on the ulnar nerve at the elbow. When the pressure on the nerve becomes great enough to disturb the way the nerve works, then numbness, tingling, and pain may be felt in the elbow, forearm, hand, and/or fingers.

What is it like to have Cubital Tunnel Syndrome?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Clonazepam, Alprazolam, Propranolol
Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen, Acetaminophen (Paracetamol), Gabapentin
Trazodone, Quetiapine, Zolpidem
Armodafinil, Lisdexamfetamine
Fluoxetine, Sertraline, Citalopram

What do patients take to treat Cubital Tunnel Syndrome and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

(Soft Tissue Massage, Vestibular Therapy, PRRT, Recumbent Stepper)


These charts show data from Cubital Tunnel Syndrome patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Cubital Tunnel Syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 49 patients have this condition
  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 6 say Cubital Tunnel Syndrome is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 14
40s 14
50s 13
60s 4
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

82% Females
18% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 10
30-39 years 11
40-49 years 7
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 33
Not Diagnosed 5

These charts show data from Cubital Tunnel Syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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