Median nerve endangered by a foreign body

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Case description

The video presents a case of a young male, whose hand was damaged severely. As presented on the video, his hand was pierced by a metallic object. X-ray is presented and due to it the wound is assessed. A picture commented by the author, presents what structures may have been endangered during this type of injury. These structures are: Ulnar nerve and artery, hypothenar muscles, flexor muscles, thenar muscles, superficial palmar arch and median nerve, on which author focuses on.

tags: foreign body TRAUMA wound median nerve hand


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Joanna Stachera

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