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Flashcards in Ouch! Deck (10):
1

Prolonged use of crutches
"Crutch palsy"

Radial nerve injury

Inability to extend wrist

2

Nursemaid's elbow

Radial head subluxation

Annular ligament displacement

3

Unhappy Triad (football injury)

Force from lateral side damages MCL, ACL, & lateral meniscus

4

FOOSH!

Rule out scaphoid fracture!

5

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Median nerve compression

6

Delivery trauma

Erb-Duchenne palsy (waiter's tip)

Tear/traction of upper trunk of brachial plexus (C5 & C6 roots)

7

Nerve injury during mastectomy

Long thoracic nerve

Innervates serratus anterior

Winged scapula, lymphedema

8

Old lady slips & falls in the bathroom

Femoral neck fracture

*Beware avascular necrosis if blood supply is disrupted (Medial femoral circumflex artery)

9

Sudden upward jerk of the arm (Ie a kid falling out of a tree catches herself with one arm)

Lower trunk of brachial plexus injury (median & ulnar nerves) leading to hand clumsiness

10

Shoulder dislocation

Axillary nerve injury causing weakness in deltoid & teres minor