student hand & foot ortho

student hand & foot ortho - Common Hand and Foot...

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Unformatted text preview: Common Hand and Foot Disorders Common hand problems Function of the hand Motor grasp pinch - tip pressure - pulp pressure - lateral pressure hook Function of hand sensory stereognosis (position ,size, shape,etc.) Pinprick light touch Rapid assessment of hand function space and stability open and close pinch and touch Muscles of the hand Three group of muscles act on the fingers long flexors long extensors intrinsic muscles Ganglion cystic swelling in the neighbourhood of tendon or joint Ganglion pathology wall lining content uni.. or multilocular cyst Ganglion formation large no. of closely packed cells formation of cavity mucoid degeneration ? ischemia Ganglion site 60-70% dorsal wrist ganglion (scapholunate joint) 18 -20% volar ganglion 10 - 20% in the flexor sheath Ganglion treatment conservative surgical Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) The entrapment of the median nerve at the fibro osseous tunnel of the carpus . CTS Aetiology Decrease in the size of the canal osteoarthritis trauma acromegaly CTS...
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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