ulnar deviation


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ulnar deviation

[¦əl·nər ‚dē·vē′ā·shən]
(biophysics)
A position of the human hand in which the wrist is bent toward the end finger.
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The range of motion at 6-month followup in conservative with respect to palmar flexion, dorsiflexion, supination, pronation, radial deviation, ulnar deviation were 65.
Researchers saw one mild and three moderate implant-related adverse events during the study, including one in a patient who experienced ulnar deviation and needed a new joint replacement, one in a patient who dislocated the implant of the little finger a few weeks after insertion, and one in a patient who experienced sepsis in the joints 6 years after insertion and needed replacements for two implants.
Provocative testing with a pronated forearm and a flexed and ulnar-deviated wrist may exacerbate symptoms, (12,42) and Finkelstein's maneuver (isolated ulnar deviation at the wrist to elicit pain over the first dorsal wrist compartment) and Phalen's test may elicit false-positive results.
The ROM was recorded for forearm supination/ pronation, wrist flexion/ extension and radial/ ulnar deviation of the wrist by goniometer and was compared with contralateral side.
14) This is referred to as ulnar styloid impaction syndrome, and may be present alone, or in combination with ulnar impaction syndrome, and commonly developing with repetitive ulnar deviation and dorsal flexion.
Number of patients with hand deformities Hand deformity Right Left Both Total hand hand hands Swan neck 2 2 3 7 Boutonniere 1 1 2 Z deformity 1 1 3 5 Ulnar deviation of the 1 1 4 6 metacarpophalangeal joint Volar subluxation of the 1 3 4 metacarpophalangeal joint Table 3.
Clinicians strongly urged that radial and ulnar deviation be added and that greater extension ROM be available.
If the history and physical exam suggest a scaphoid fracture, the initial imaging studies should include plain radiographs in the conventional manner (anteroposterior, lateral, and oblique views), along with three specialized views (posteroanterior in ulnar deviation, pronator oblique, and supinated oblique) which increase the sensitivity of finding an acute scaphoid fracture.
The study variables were pain score on visual analogue scale (VAS) 0/10, thumb function score (TFS) and passive range of motion (PROM) of wrist flexion, extension, radial and ulnar deviation, and were compared at baseline and at completion on plan- of-care after six weeks.
His motion showed 65 degree of extension, 70 degree of flexion, 15 degree of radial deviation and 30 degree of ulnar deviation.
Upper extremity examination reve aled radial deviation of both wrist with ulnar deviation of the finger ("Z" deformation) and swan-neck deformities of the fingers of both hands (Fig.