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Nerve Injuries

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Regarding upper limb peripheral nerve injuries



A Injury to the median nerve results in a wrist drop

B Injury to the median nerve results in loss of sensation over the palmar aspect of the index finger

C Injury to the radial nerve results in loss of sensation in the anatomical snuffbox

D Injury to the ulnar nerve results in a claw hand

E Injury to the ulnar nerve results in loss of sensation over the thumb

Ans. B,C,D

a. Radial nerve injury results in a wrist drop and a variable amount of sensory loss. The anatomical snuffbox is usually involved.

b. Median nerve injury results in loss of sensation over the thumb, index, middle and the lateral half of the ring finger.

c. Ulnar nerve injury results in a claw hand deformity and loss of sensation over the medial half of the ring finger and little finger.

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