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1

what are the carpal bones of the wrist?

scaphoid
lunate
triquetrum
pisiform
trapezium
trapezoid
capitate
hamate

2

which bone is not involved in the wrist joint?

the ulna

3

which bones are involved in the wrist joint?

the radius and the carpal bones

4

which nerves control wrist flexion?

median and ulnar nerves

5

which nerves control wrist extension?

radial nerve

6

what structures pass through the carpal tunnel?

median nerve
flexor polices longus
flexor digitorum superficialis
flexor digitorum profundus

7

the ulnar nerve supplies all intrinsic muscles of the hand except?

the 1st and 2nd thenar muscles
and the lumbrical which are supplied by the median nerve

8

what are the symptoms of carpel tunnel syndrome?

pins and needles
weakness of thumb
muscle atrophy in thenar region
inability to oppose thumb

9

what passes though the guyon's canal?

ulnar nerve and artery

10

what does compression of ulnar nerve at the wrist result in?

clawing of the 4th and 5th fingers

11

what can tenderness of the anatomical snuffbox indicate/

scaphoid wrist fracture - results from FOOSH

12

what is colle's fracture?

fracture of the distal end of radius - most common in old people due to osteoporosis
FOOSH