Monday, March 12, 2007

VizD 3/12/2007 Video Challenge

A 44-year-old man presents to your Emergency Department complaining of left hand weakness for one day. You ask him to perform various movements that are seen in the video below.
(click play button)

1. What is the injured nerve?
2. Name three motor movements that are affected by damage to this nerve
3. Name three conditions that can lead to a bilateral neuropathy of the affected nerve seen in the video

To submit your answer please click on "comments" below. Winner receives $5. For more information about the contest, click here.

is a weekly contest of an interesting or pathognomonic image from emergency medicine. Its goal is to integrate learning into a fun and relaxed environment. All images are original and are posted with the consent of the patient. For more information please refer to the following link.


VeerTheTIGuy said...

1. Radial Nerve
2. Extension of wrist, Extension of MP joints, Abduction of Thumb
3. no idea

SuperStenoGirl said...

Hrm - that's neat (the contest that is). I'm pretty sure I'd be wrong on the last question, so I'll just watch and wait to see if anyone wins :)


Adam said...

you should take a guess -- never know?