Ch. 8 The Appendicular Skeleton

Ch. 8 The Appendicular Skeleton - Pain, numbness, tingling...

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The Appendicular Skeleton 1
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Clavicle Weakest at connection b/w 2 curves Fall on an outstretched hand (FOOSH) 2
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Carpals Scaphoid Carpal broken the most 4
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Carpals Carpal Tunnel Concave space b/w the: Pisiform and hamate on ulnar side Scaphoid and trapezium on radial side 5
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Carpals 6
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Carpals Etilogy: Narrowing and compression of median nerve Inflammation of digital tendon sheaths Excessive exercise, infection, trauma, repetitive activities 7
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Carpals Characteristics:
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Unformatted text preview: Pain, numbness, tingling of fingers Treatment: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (aspirin, ibuprofen) Wearing wrist splint Corticosteroid injections Surgery to cut flexor retinaculum to release pressure on median nerve 8 Pelvis 9 Pelvis 10 Pelvis 11 Fibula Non weight bearing bone Alternative use Spinal fusion Metacarpal reconstruction Pelvis reconstruction Craniofacial reconstruction 12...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course BIOL 1604 taught by Professor Allen during the Spring '03 term at Tulsa Community College.

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Ch. 8 The Appendicular Skeleton - Pain, numbness, tingling...

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