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146 Possible Causes for Dorsiflexion of Fingers

  • Supination Injury

    Passive dorsiflexion of the middle finger produces pain, and there is usually limited wrist extension.[]

  • Lenz-Majewski Syndrome

    We report a girl with Lenz-Majewski syndrome associated with craniovertebral junction stenosis that led to communicating hydrocephalus and cervical myelopathy. The life-threatening complication was related to progressive craniovertebral hyperostosis that rapidly exacerbated during early childhood. Despite initial[…][]

  • Humerus Fracture

    […] abduction against resitance ( Ulnar Nerve function) Dorsiflexion against resistance ( Radial Nerve ) Opposition of thumb and index finger against resistance ( Median Nerve[] The patient has loss of grip strength and wrist and finger extension power.[] […] injury Vascular injury Forearm or hand pallor (axillary artery injury) Radial pulse Sensory Exam Arm sensory changes especially laterally ( Axillary Nerve Injury ) Motor Exam Finger[]

  • Colles' Fracture

    & in contrast palmar flexion was assoc w/ higher rate of frx displacement; - dorsiflexion is also a better position for rehab of the fingers; - reference: - The treatment[] […] position for rehab of the fingers; - reference: - The treatment of Colles' fracture.[] […] a. ( ) palmar flexion b. ( ) dorsiflexion c. ( ) ulnar deviation d. ( ) radial deviation e. ( ) pronation f. ( ) supination g. ( ) neutral (pronation/supination) 6) Which[]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    Neurological examination revealed mild motor weakness (4/5 on the MRC scale) of the finger abduction, ankle dorsiflexion, and plantar flexion, involving the left side more[]

  • Kienbock's Disease

    Passive dorsiflexion of the middle finger produces the characteristic pain. Wrist dorsiflexion may also be limited. The grip is often weak.[] . - Clinical Manifestations: - wrist pain that radiates up the forearm and stiffness, tenderness, and swelling over lunate; - passive dorsiflexion of middle finger produces[] Passive dorsiflexion of the middle finger produces the characteristic pain. There may be limitation of wrist flexion and extension when compared with the other side.[]

  • Wrist Fracture

    Swelling of the wrist, a limited range of motion, tenderness along the distal radius and injury of the median nerve leading to numbness of the tip of the index finger can[] Scaphoid fracture - Seen in previously healthy and young individuals who either fall on the outstretched arm or provoke a forced dorsiflexion of the wrist, this type of fracture[]

  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy

    The muscle strength was also evaluated clinically, considering the finger spread, the great toe extension and the ankle dorsiflexion.[]

  • Sarcoidosis

    A month later he experienced numbness of the second and third fingers of the right hand and in the left median nerve territory.[] Multifocal neuropathy with conduction blocks Patient 10 was a 69‐year‐old man who was in good health when he noticed gradual weakness of right foot dorsiflexion in August[]

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    On outstretching of the arms, there was hyperextension of the fingers with dorsiflexion of the wrist (spooning).[] On holding the arms outstretched, there was hyperextension of the fingers with dorsiflexion of the wrist, also known as ‘spooning’ ( figure 1 ).[] On asking the patient to squeeze the examiner’s finger, the pressure of the patient’s grip was increasing and decreasing continuously and capriciously, confirming the presence[]

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