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Related to carpoptosis: phalangitis, scapulopexy


paralysis of the extensor muscles of the hand and fingers; it may be due to metallic poisoning.
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paralysis of the extensors of the wrist and fingers; most often caused by lesion of the radial nerve.
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(kăr″pŏp-tō′sĭs) [″ + ptosis, a falling]
Wrist drop.
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