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''This convenient little textual content has every little thing you want to evaluation gross anatomy...[It's] ideal for first-years simply beginning anatomy, second-years getting ready for the forums, and 3rd- and fourth-years going over their anatomy for his or her surgical procedure rotations.''--Kathleen M. Donahue, 3rd yr clinical pupil, Midwestern University/Arizona university of Osteopathic Medicine

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You desire publicity to medical circumstances for you to cross path tests and ace the USMLE Step 1--and this publication offers precisely that. It provides fifty three real-life medical instances that illustrate crucial recommendations in gross anatomy. every one case contains an easy-to-understand dialogue correlated to key simple technological know-how thoughts, definitions of keywords, anatomy pearls, and USMLE-style assessment questions. With this interactive process you will research rather than memorize .

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Philadelphia, PA: Saunders, 2006: plates 432, 477–8. Snell RS. Clinical Anatomy by Regions, 8th ed. Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008:450, 453, 457–9. ❖ CASE 3 A 23-year-old male reports that he was playing “hoops” with friends from college, tripped as he was driving to the basket, and fell on his outstretched right hand with the palm down. Two days later, he phoned his anatomist father and related that his right wrist was painful. Later that day, he visited his father who noted that the wrist was slightly swollen, tender, but without deformity.

Snell RS. Clinical Anatomy by Regions, 8th ed. Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008:480–1. ❖ CASE 4 A 34-year-old pregnant woman complains of tingling of her right index and middle fingers over a 2-month duration. She notes some weakness of her right hand and has begun to drop items such as her coffee cup. She has otherwise been healthy and denies any trauma or neck pain. ◆ What is the most likely diagnosis? ◆ What is the anatomic mechanism for this condition? 30 CASE FILES: ANATOMY ANSWERS TO CASE 4: CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME Summary: A pregnant woman has tingling and weakness of her right index and middle fingers.

The skin of the palm of the hand and thenar eminence is supplied by the palmar cutaneous branch of the median nerve, which typically arises from the median nerve in the distal forearm and does not traverse the carpal tunnel. Intact skin sensation in the palm of the hand suggests carpal tunnel entrapment of the median nerve, whereas loss of palmar skin sensation suggests a higher nerve lesion. Damage to the median nerve in the upper forearm results in loss of pronation, weakness in flexion at the wrist, and medial (ulnar) deviation.

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