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digital nerve

Any of the branches of the median nerve that arise near the flexor retinaculum and innervate lumbricals, joints, and the palmar skin of the fingers.
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There were 25 patients who underwent primary epineural repair for 31 proper digital nerve and flexor tendon zone 2 lacerations (18 fingers of 13 men and 13 fingers of 12 women).
Using the antegrade recording method, SNAPs were collected by stimulating the digital nerve; they were derived from the forearm just above the median nerve using a surface electrode.
The neural loops are a common occurrence in humans and classified into four topographical types, according to their position relative to the digital arteries: ulnar (in which the ulnar proper palmar digital nerve of the finger is penetrated), radial (in which the radial proper palmar digital nerve of the finger is penetrated), common (in which the common palmar digital nerve of the finger is penetrated), and bridge (in which the neural loop is formed by connecting the ulnar and radial proper palmar digital nerves).
This autologous graft is quite easily harvested and almost always has an appropriate diameter for digital nerve reconstruction.
It is not clear whether this will produce sufficient pressure to injure digital nerves or other soft tissues.
The ulnar dorsal digital nerve of the little finger can be damaged by repetitive contusion when the hand performs karate chop called "tsuki".
Digital nerve action potentials in healthy subjects, and in carpal tunnel and diabetic patients.
True (A) or false (B) - fill in only block A or B: Adrenaline is absolutely contraindicated in digital nerve blocks.
The foot is a complex mechanism involving 26 bones and 33 joints, but we take the correct function of the foot for granted until something goes wrong, at which point, it can affect the entire body." Jones was found to be suffering from Morton's Neuroma - a thickening of the tissue that surrounds the digital nerve leading to the toes.
She also had a laceration of the radial digital nerve of the thumb, index and middle fingers together with a laceration of the common digital nerve extending to the third web space, a pisiform fracture and small fracture of the volar aspect of thumb at the level of the interphalangeal joint.
By comparison, the overall structural complication rate for open carpal tunnel surgery was 0.88%, with a digital nerve injury incidence rate of 0.34%, transient neurapraxia rate of 0.35%, and median and ulnar nerve laceration rate of 0.13%.
He memorized the whole book: tibia, femur, aorta, oral cavity, pharynx, digital nerve, optic chasm.

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