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ULNAR NERVE EXAMINATION

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ULNAR NERVE EXAMINATION

SIMPLE ANATOMY
1. Motor supply - ulnar half of FDP, FCU, all small muslces of the hand (except LOAF) muscles.

EXAMINATION
1. Inspect - wasting of the small muslces, guttering of the dorsum of hand, partial clawing of RF + LF (ulnar paradox).
2. Froment's sign - demonstrates adductor weakness of the thumb.
3. Test sensation over the LF + medial half of RF.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
3. Image: no reference available.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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