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MEDIAN NERVE

Anatomy
Local lesions
  Anterior interosseus syndrome
  Carpal tunnel syndrome
  Ligament of Struthers
  Palmar cutaneous
  Pronator syndrome
  Thenar motor

Median nerve: Anatomy Median nerve: Lesions


Gowers
Normal hand
Thumb is
perpendicular to
plane of palm
Median nerve lesions
Thumb is externally rotated
  into plane of palm.
Thenar eminence is wasted.

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References
1. Acta Neurol Scand 2001;104:377-379
2. J Clin Neurophysiol 2010;27: 344–349

11/5/2010