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Upper Extremity

  1. Shoulder and arm
    Shoulder and arm
    The shoulder is one of the largest joints in the body and connects the arm to the trunk. The upper arm is mainly defined by the humerus and muscles surroundin... More.
    1. Humerus and Scapula
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      Bony structures and ligaments of the humerus and scapula.
    2. Muscles of arm and shoulder
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      Overview of the muscles of the upper arm and shoulder blade.
    3. Neurovasculature of upper arm and shoulder
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      Arteries, veins and nerves of the shoulder and upper arm.
    4. Muscles of the Shoulder
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      Origins, insertions, innervation and functions of the muscles of the shoulder.
    5. Rotator cuff muscles
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      Origins, insertions, innervation and functions of the rotator cuff muscles.
    6. Muscles of the Arm
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      Origins, insertions, innervation and functions of the muscles of the arm.
    7. Shoulder and arm
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      [40 questions] - Clinical anatomy, topography, functions and more details related to the structures found in the shoulder and arm.
  2. Elbow and forearm
    Elbow and forearm
    The elbow joint is found between the upper arm and the forearm. The forearm is comprised of the radius, ulna and many muscles responsible for movements in thi... More.
    1. Radius and ulna
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      Bony structures and ligaments of the radius and ulna.
    2. Flexors of the Forearm
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      Overview of the anterior muscles of the forearm.
    3. Extensors of the Forearm
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      Overview of the posterior muscles of the forearm.
    4. Neurovasculature of the Elbow and Forearm
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      Arteries, veins and nerves of the elbow and forearm.
    5. Radial Forearm Muscles
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      Origins, insertions, innervation and functions of the radial muscles of the forearm.
    6. Superficial flexors of the Forearm
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      Origins, insertions, innervation and functions of the superficial flexors of the forearm.
    7. Deep flexors of the Forearm
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      Origins, insertions, innervation and functions of the deep flexors of the forearm.
    8. Superficial extensors of the Forearm
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      Origins, insertions, innervation and functions of the superficial extensors of the forearm.
    9. Deep extensors of the Forearm
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      Origins, insertions, innervation and functions of the deep flexors of the forearm.
    10. Elbow and forearm
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      [230 questions] - Clinical anatomy, topography, functions and more details related to the structures found in elbow and forearm.
  3. Wrist and Hand
    Wrist and Hand
    The wrist is a joint area that connects the forearm to the hand and is mainly defined by the carpal bones. Let's look at the structures found in the wrist and... More.
    1. Bones of the wrist and hand
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      Bones and ligaments of the wrist and hand.
    2. Carpal bones
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      Carpal bones and their bony structures.
    3. Metacarpal bones
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      Metacarpal bones and related bony structures.
    4. Phalanges of the hand
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      Phalanges of the hand and related bony structures.
    5. Muscles of the hand
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      Overview of volar and dorsal muscles of the hand.
    6. Neurovasculature of the hand
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      Arteries, veins and nerves of the hand.
    7. Thenar muscles
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      Origins, insertions, innervation and functions of the thenar muscles.
    8. Hypothenar muscles
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      Origins, insertions, innervation and functions of the hypothenar muscles.
    9. Metacarpal muscles
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      Origins, insertions, innervation and functions of the metacarpal muscles.
    10. Wrist and Hand
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      [170 questions] - Clinical anatomy, topography, functions and more details related to the structures found in the wrist and hand.
  4. Neurovasculature of upper limb
    Neurovasculature of upper limb
    The upper limbs are comprised of many structures that are supplied and innervated by arteries, veins and nerves which are found in this region of the body. More.
    1. Brachial plexus
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      Structure of the brachial plexus, including the roots, trunks, cords and branches.
    2. Neurovasculature of the upper limb
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      [100 questions] - Clinical anatomy, topography, functions and more details related to the neurovasculature of the upper limb.
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