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75 Possible Causes for Inability to Supinate Forearm, Unable to Make a Fist

  • Radial Nerve Palsy

    […] to perform forearm supination.[symptoma.com] […] extend the forearm, reduced ability to supinate the hand, reduced ability to abduct the thumb and sensory loss to the posterior surface of the arm and hand.[en.wikipedia.org] At the axilla Common mechanisms of injury: Saturday night palsy, crutch palsy Motor deficit: Loss of extension of forearm, weakness of supination, and loss of extension of[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Supination Injury

    Clinical examination of a patient with a distal biceps tendon rupture shows a loss of the normal upper arm contour, pain with flexion and supination of the forearm, ecchymosis[mdedge.com] , and an inability to palpate the distal biceps tendon in the antecubital fossa. 5 It is important to note that a false-negative test can be elicited when examining the integrity[mdedge.com]

    Missing: Unable to Make a Fist
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome

    Radial Tunnel Syndrome is caused by increased pressure on the radial nerve as it travels from the upper arm (the brachial plexus) to the hand and wrist. Radial tunnel syndrome causes posterolateral elbow pain that is similar to tennis elbow and may sometimes occur in conjunction with that condition. Patients may[…][en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Inability to Supinate Forearm
  • Median Neuropathy

    […] to make a fist.[en.wikipedia.org] More specifically, the patient's index and middle finger cannot flex at the MCP joint , while the thumb usually is unable to oppose.[en.wikipedia.org] […] medial or lateral epicondylitis . [9] A lesion to the upper arm area, just proximal to where motor branches of forearm flexors originate, is diagnosed if the patient is unable[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Inability to Supinate Forearm
  • Radiculomyelopathy

    Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com]

    Missing: Inability to Supinate Forearm
  • Systemic Scleroderma

    Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.co.uk]

    Missing: Inability to Supinate Forearm
  • Wrist Fracture

    Other indications of a finger fracture are a shortened finger, a depressed knuckle or if your finger crosses over an adjacent finger when you make a partial fist.[ucsfhealth.org] If you have a wrist fracture, you may be unable to hold a grip.[ucsfhealth.org] If you have a finger fracture, you may be unable to move your finger.[ucsfhealth.org]

    Missing: Inability to Supinate Forearm
  • Diffuse Scleroderma

    Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.co.uk]

    Missing: Inability to Supinate Forearm
  • Myelopathy

    Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com]

    Missing: Inability to Supinate Forearm
  • Kyphoscoliosis

    Some patients develop frank joint contractures and many are unable to make a tight fist due to inflexibility of the interphalangeal joints.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu]

    Missing: Inability to Supinate Forearm

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