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Many bones have epiphyses at both ends, others at one end only.
Long limb bones show the former, while the metacarpals, metatarsals, phalanges, clavicles and ribs have only one epiphysis, though the costal cartilages may represent epiphyses normally devoid of ossification centres.
Upper Limb Nerve Injuries|
by Bruno - 32441 reads, based on 30 votes
Lesions of the Median, Ulnar and Radial Nerves
of the Median Nerve
Median nerve lesions occur at two sites,
1. In the forearm
2. At the wrist.
(Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)
This is an uncommon entrapment neuropathy of the median nerve
The nerve may be involved at any of these sites.
1. As it passes alongside the fibrous band
connecting the biceps tendon to the forearm fascia,
2. As it passes down between the two heads of
3. As it passes through a fibrous arch formed by
flexor digitorum superficialis.
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