dropped wrist


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Related to dropped wrist: Saturday night palsy, Radial nerve palsy

dropped wrist

dropped

said of an anatomical part that has fallen below its usual position.

dropped elbow
results from injury to the axillary and/or thoracodorsal nerves and paralysis of the flexors of the shoulder. Occurs in injuries to the brachial plexus or its roots, such as avulsion. See also radial paralysis.
dropped jaw
see mandibular neurapraxia.
dropped monkey muscle
separation of the triceps muscle from the scapula in a Greyhound.
dropped muscle
rupture of the gracilis muscle.
dropped sole
a lesion only in the horse. The horn of the sole becomes detached from its sensitive laminae and drops to the point where the concavity of the normal sole is flat. Can occur acutely due to edema of the part or because of acute laminitis, or chronically, usually due to recurrent minor episodes of laminitis.
dropped toe
rupture of the extensor tendons and dorsal elastic ligament of a toe in a dog; especially common in racing Greyhounds.
dropped udder
see mammary suspensory ligament rupture.
dropped wrist
ventriflexion and weakness of the hand in primates with severe demineralization because of dietary deficiency of vitamin D alone or in combination with calcium.