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Flashcards in Year 2: Musculoskeletal Deck (16)
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1

Most common fracture site of the clavicle

The middle

2

Fracture of the surgical neck of the humerus affects

Axillary nerve

3

Presentation of Axillary nerve neuropathy

Regimental badge area

4

Axillary nerve allows

Abduction of the shoulder

5

Mid-shaft fracture of humerus affects

Radial nerve

6

Presentation of Radial nerve neuropathy

Posterior forearm + Posterior lateral side of hand

7

Radial nerve damage will cause

Wrist drop Difficulty extending wrist joint

8

Subcondylar fracture will affect

Ulnar nerve

9

Presentation of Ulnar neuropathy

  • Medial side of hand (palm and dorsal)
  • Pinky + 1/2 of ring

10

Ulnar nerve damage will cause

  • Claw hand
  • Hypothenar wasting
  • Difficulty adducting/abducting fingers
  • Difficulty adducting thumb

11

Posterior dislocation of the hip will damage 

Sciatic nerve 

12

Sciatic nerve neuropathy will present with 

  • Loss of sensation in posterior thigh 
  • All skin inferior to knee (except calf)

13

Sciatic nerve damage will cause 

Trouble with 

  • Hip extension
  • Flexion of knee
  • All foot and ankle movements 

14

Fracture of the fibula will affect 

Common peroneal (fibular) nerve 

15

Common peroneal nerve neuropathy will present with 

  • Sensory loss of the dorsum of the foot
  • Sensory loss between big toe and 2nd toe (deep peroneal nerve)

16

Common peroneal nerve damage will cause 

Foot drop 

(dorsiflexion of the ankle)