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What is the largest bone in the upper extremity? humerus
What process articulates with the proximal radius? Olecranon Process
The medial condyle allows what? flexion and extension of the elbow
What helps to keep the radius form separating? annular ligament
How many bones does the wrist contain? 27 bones
What joint has very strong ligaments and muscular support? The elbow
The lateral collateral ligament is attached to what? humerus and radius
What produces feeling in a certain anatomical area? dermatome
What are the muscles that control the elbow's movement above the elbow? biceps, triceps, brachialis
Flexion of the wrist Decreasing the angle between the forearm and hand
Extension of the wrist Increasing the angle between the forearm and hand
Supination of the elbow movement of the palm upward
What injury is caused by a direct blow? Contusion
What is caused by pressure on the median nerve? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Pronation of the elbow movement of the palm downward
Radial deviation of the wrist movement of the wrist to the thumb side
inflammation of the olecranon bursa by either a direct blow or overuse Olecranon bursitis
what injury usually results form a fall on an extended wrist? scaphoid fracture
The elbow's movements include... flexion extension pronation supination
What is the difference between a first degree and third degree sprain? 3rd involves ligaments tearing completely
What is a Subungual Hemotoma? When the fingernail receives a contusion from excessive force causing bleeding under the fingernail.
The hand region has how many metacarpal bones? five
List some muscles in the wrist and hand? abductor pollicis brevis, flexor pollicis brevis, opponens pollicis, adductor pollicis, abductor digiti minimi, flexor digiti minimi brevis, opponens digiti minimi, palmar interossei, and dorsal interossei
What's a dermotome sensory distribution of a nerve root
What bones make up the elbow? humerus, radius, ulna
What is Supination of the wrist The turning of the palm upward
Where do the muscles responsible movement of the elbow begin? (above the elbow, on the humerus and scapula) biceps, triceps, and brachialis.
The carpal bones include.. scaphoid, lunate, triquetral, pisiform, trapezium, trapezoid, capitate, and hamate.
Of the carpel bones which is most commonly fractured, also known as the anatomical snuff box? scaphiod
What is the medical term for "tennis elbox"? lateral epicondylitis
What is the medical term for "little league elbow"? medial epicondylitis
An athlete punches the wall, and is complaining of pain, swelling, and decreased range of motion over his 5th metacarpal, what do you suspect? a boxer's fracture
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