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Common Wrist and Hand Pathologies
Carpal tunnel syndrome
is a fracture of the distal radius in the forearm with dorsal (posterior) and radial displacement of the wrist and hand Old people fall
oppisitte of colles fracture
benign tumor on posterior of wrist
problem with the sliding mechanism if a tendon in its sheath. finger gets stuck in flexion.
common with athletes. Tear of ulnar collateral ligament o the thumb.
Game keepers thumb
stretching of ligament. Started from twisted heads off chickens.
ulnar deviation of fingers at MCP joints
disruption of the extensor mechanism of the DIP joint.
Most common carpal fracture
results from fall on the outstrectched hand of a younger person
Study nerve picture