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Flashcards in Nerve root screen Deck (36):
1

DTR: C5

Biceps

2

DTR: C6

Brachioradialis

3

DTR: C7

Triceps

4

DTR: C8

Finger flexion

5

Sensation testing: C5

Deltoid

6

Sensation testing: C6

Thumb and index finger

7

Sensation testing: C7

Middle finger

8

Sensation testing: C8

Little finger

9

Sensation testing: T1

Ulnar border of forearm

10

Myotome testing: C5

Shoulder ER

11

Myotome testing: C6

Wrist extension

12

Myotome testing: C7

Triceps

13

Myotome testing: C8

Finger flexion or thumb up

14

Myotome testing: T1

Interossei

15

C5

DTR: bicep
Sensation: deltoid
Myotome: shoulder ER

16

C6

DTR: brachioradialis
Sensation: thumb and index finger
Myotome: wrist extension

17

C7

DTR: triceps
Sensation: middle finger
Myotome: triceps

18

C8

DTR: Finger flexion
Sensation: little finger
Myotome: finger flexion/interossei

19

T1

DTR: none
Sensation: ulnar border of forearm
Myotome: interossei

20

DTR grading

0= no response
1+ = slight but definitely present response, may or may not be normal
2+ = brisk response, normal
3+ = very brisk response, may or may not be normal
4+ = clonus (abnormal repeating reflex)

21

Is a myotome test a break test?

yes

22

L4

DTR: patellar
Sensation: medial ankle
Myotome: ankle dorsiflexion inversion

23

L5

DTR: hamstrings
Sensation: 1st web space
Myotome: great toe extension

24

S1

DTR: achilles
Sensation: lateral ankle
Myotome: ankle eversion

25

S2

DTR: none
Sensation: heel
Myotome: ankle plantar flexion- unilateral heel raise

26

DTR: L4

patellar

27

DTR: L5

hamstring

28

DTR: S1

achilles

29

Sensation testing: L4

medial ankle

30

Sensation testing: L5

1st web space

31

Sensation testing: S1

lateral ankle

32

Sensation testing: S2

heel

33

Myotome testing: L4

ankle dorsiflexion inversion

34

Myotome testing: L5

great toe extension

35

Myotome testing: S1

ankle eversion

36

Myotome testing: S2

ankle plantar flexion- unilateral heel raise