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Chapter-09 Examination of Peripheral Nerves and Brachial Plexus

BOOK TITLE: Clinical Assessment and Examination in Orthopedics

Author
1. Rex C
ISBN
9789350256428
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11537_9
Edition
2/e
Publishing Year
2012
Pages
13
Author Affiliations
1. Rex Ortho Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Chapter keywords
Neurological examination, motor examination, sensory examination, compression neuropathy, thoracic outlet syndrome, suprascapular nerve entrapment, brachial plexus injury, lower limb nerve injury

Abstract

This chapter provides detail description of examination of peripheral nerves and brachial plexus. Chapter has 17 well illustrated diagrams and pictures. Neurological examination, motor examination, sensory examination, Tinel’s sign, Bunnell’s OK sign, Adson’s test, compression neuropathy, thoracic outlet syndrome, suprascapular nerve entrapment, brachial plexus injury, lower limb nerve injury are described in detail.

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