hypothenar


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hypothenar

[hī′päth·ə‚när]
(anatomy)
Of or pertaining to the prominent portion of the palm above the base of the little finger.
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Exam findings of hypothenar tenderness and difficulty grasping should raise the clinician's suspicion.
Electrodes were placed on the thenar and hypothenar eminences of the participant's nondominant hand and data was collected with a wireless transmitter using a constant voltage (.
The patient had weakness in the left ulnar hypothenar and intrinsic muscles (3+/5) and the left FDP digits 4 and 5 (3+/5).
During his one-year follow-up, no disease progression was observed except for a slight atrophy in the medial border of the left forearm, which added to the interosseal and hypothenar muscle wasting.
Split thickness glabrous skin graft was harvested either from the hypothenar eminence or the instep of the sole.
In isolated fractures the patient presents with immediate pain and swelling, and tenderness localized to the proximal hypothenar eminence occurs.
The palm was gently pressed between intermetacarpal groove at the root of fingers, and on the dorsal side corresponding to thenar and hypothenar regions.
In another case of ulnar nerve lesion, one could not find any denervation in hypothenar muscles.
Deep spaces of the hand include the thenar, midpalmar, and hypothenar spaces.
The attending chiropractor would grasp the last four toes of the patient's foot by applying a thenar and hypothenar contact against the plantar surfaces of the toes with one hand, and by reinforcing his grasp with the other hand.
That being said, botulinum toxin A therapy works quite well in children and adolescents, but it can cause transient weakness of the hand muscles because of the diffusion of the toxin from dermis to muscles, and repeated injections can result in atrophy of the thenar and hypothenar eminences, with resultant irreversible weakness.
After they completed the examination, two parts of the stethoscope (the tube and diaphragm) and four regions of the physician's hands (back, fingertips, and thenar and hypothenar eminences) were measured for the total number of bacteria present.