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1

Claw Hand (Klumpke's palsy)

Lesion of lower trunk

2

Wrist Drop

Lesion to radial nerve or posterior branch

3

Saturday Night Palsy

Lesion to radial nerve

4

Winged Scapula

Lesion of Long Thoracic Nerve

5

Deltoid Paralysis

Lesion of Axillary Nerve

6

Ulnar Claw

Lesion of Ulnar Nerve - Superficial
Extensors for last two fingers not working

7

Claw hand deformity

loss of lumbricals 3 and 4 b/c extentsors are unopposed

8

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Lesion of Tibial Nerve, due to compression form venous stasis of posterior tibial vein

9

Possible ways to lesion a nerve

Compression
Laceration
Stretching
Crushing

10

Pope's Blessing
Hand of benediction

Lesion to median nerve @ elbow
When patient asked to make a fist, the cant flex the thumb and first two fingers

11

Erb Palsy

lesion to Upper trunk