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A 37-year-old alcoholic man awakes with clumsiness of his right hand. Neurologic examination reveals poor extension of the hand at the wrist. He most likely has injured which one of the following nerves?
Median nerve
Brachioradialis nerve
Musculocutaneous nerve
Radial nerve
Ulnar nerve
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A 37-year-old alcoholic man awakes with clumsiness of his right hand. Neurologic examination reveals poor extension of the hand at the wrist. He most likely has injured which one of the following nerves?
Median nerve
Brachioradialis nerve
Musculocutaneous nerve
Radial nerve
Ulnar nerve
Radial nerve, supplies extensors .... wrist drop ...
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Radial nerve absolutle
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A 37-year-old alcoholic man awakes with clumsiness of his right hand. Neurologic examination reveals poor extension of the hand at the wrist. He most likely has injured which one of the following nerves?
Median nerve
Brachioradialis nerve
Musculocutaneous nerve
Radial nerve
Ulnar nerve
the ans is radial n so wrist drop
median n injury loss of flexion of the wrist lateral finger flexion n opposition of thumb APE HAND
ulnar n loss of abduction n adduction at fingers n flexion in medial 2 fingers adduction of thumb CLAW HAND
musculocutaneous n loss of flexion at elbow
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