The palmer aponeurosis is a deep fascial extension of which tendon?
Describe Dupertren’s contracture?
Progressive fibrotic thickening of the palmer aponeurosis leading to partial flexion of the the digits
What artery branches off the radial?
Deep palmer branch
Which artery branches off the ulnar?
Superficial palmer branch
What pneumonic can be used to remember the carpel bones of the hand from the radius to the ulnar?
Some lovers try positions that they can’t handle
What forms the upper border of the carpel tunnel?
Name the nine tendons and state the nerve that travel through the carpel tunnel?
Flexor digitorum superficialis x4
Flexor digitorum profundus x4
Flexor policus longus x1
Describe flexion of the hand?
Fingers towards the palm and thumb across the palm
Describe extension of the hand?
Fingers straight and thumb in the same plane
Describe oposition of the hand?
Tip of fingers onto tip of thumb
Describe abduction of the hand?
Fingers and thumb spread out
Describe adduction of the hand?
Fingers and thumb tucked together
What nerve innervates the muscles of the thumb?
Name the intrinsic muscles of the thenar eminance?
Flexor pollicus brevis
Abductor pollicus brevis
Adductor pollicus (ULNAR nerve)
Name the muscles of the hypothenar eminance?
Oponens digiti minimi
Flexor digiti minimi
Abdutor digiti minimi
Describe the lumbricals?
Connect tendons to tendons in the hand and attach onto flexor digitorum profundus and worm to the back of the hand and attach onto extensor digitorum
What is the innervation of the lumbricals?
Ulnar side = Ulnar nerve
Radial side = Median nerve
What is the action of palmer interossus muscle?
What is the action of dorsal interossus muscle?
Carpel tunnel syndrome affects which muscles of the hand?
LOAF - Lateral lumbricals Oponens brevis Abductor pollicus brevis Flexor pollicus brevis
Which artery can be found within the anatomical snuff box?
The radial artery
Which artery primarily forms the superficial palmer arch?
What is the nerve innervation of the proximal and dorsal interosseous muscles?