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ulna:

see armarm,
upper limb in humans. Three long bones form the framework of the arm: the humerus of the upper arm, and the radius (outer bone) and ulna (inner bone) of the forearm.
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ulna

[′əl·nə]
(anatomy)
The larger of the two bones of the forearm or forelimb in vertebrates; articulates proximally with the humerus and radius and distally with the radius.

ulna

1. the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm
2. the corresponding bone in other vertebrates
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Presenting symptoms range from numbness and tingling in the ulnar nerve distribution, often accompanied by weakness of the grip, to clawed fingers and occasionally severe intrinsic wasting.
The SNAP latencies of the median, ulnar as well as sural sensory nerves showed a statistically significant (P < 0.
The ulnar nerve is the terminal nerve of the medial cord and lies in the anterior compartment of the arm.
On the other hand, there was no significant difference in the ulnar nerve digit V sensory latencies, amplitudes, ulnar nerve distal motor latencies, and ulnar nerve minimum F responses between the CTS patients and control group (p>0.
1,2 Herein we present the case of a late-onset Hirayama disease in a 40-year old male presenting with ulnar neuropathy and his one year follow-up.
On examination he was found to have enlargement of both ulnar, left median and right posterior tibial nerves.
Conclusions: Ulnar fracture patterns observed did not easily fall into previously described categories, and we have proposed anew classification system.
Injury to ulnar collateral ligament was first reported by Waris [9] in 1946.
The superficial location of the ulnar nerves facilitates their evaluation by High Resolution USG, and the nerve can be probed along its length in both static and dynamic states.
The SPA was formed by the branch of ulnar artery and completed by the first dorsal metacarpal artery of the radial artery.
Patients were selected because they had severe deformity at the MCP joints, based on their combined ulnar deviation and an extensor lag greater than or equal to 50 degrees on average for each finger.
A patient report such as, "My whole hand is numb," calls for a follow-up question to determine whether the little finger is affected, (3) which would indicate that the ulnar nerve, rather than just the median nerve, is involved.