Clinical Oriented Anatomy of the Upper and Lower Limbs

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Block B2 - Neuromusculoskeletal Problems

Office:Anatomy Building.
Lab:Rear of Anatomy Building.
Pre-test:5 questions, short-answer.
Lab Report:None.
Brachial plexus
Elbow nerves
Median and Radial "high five"
Axillary "pinch"
Musculocutaneous "gun"
Ulnar "okay"

See Also: Muscle Function


Monteggia fracture
an injury comprises a fracture of the ulnar shaft with dislocation of the radial head at the elbow.
Galeazzi fracture
a fracture of the radial shaft with dislocation of the ulna from its articulation with the radius at the distal radio-ulnar joint.
an injury that comprises a bend in the bone on one side and a visible break in the bone cortex on the other side.
this fracture is a buckle injury without a visible break in the bone cortex.
Ape hand deformity
a deformity in humans who cannot move the thumb away from the rest of the hand. It is an inability to abduct the thumb. This results after damage to the median nerve.