Radial nerve palsy - definition of Radial nerve palsy by The Free Dictionary
Wrist drop (redirected from Radial nerve palsy)
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|(Med.) ||paralysis of the extensor muscles of the hand, affecting the hand so that when an attempt is made to hold it out in line with the forearm with the palm down, the hand drops. It is chiefly due to plumbism. Called also hand drop.|
See also: Wrist
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We have experienced one transient radial nerve palsy
and one fracture distal to the window.
Herpes zoster brachial plexopathy with predominat radial nerve palsy
Herpes zoster brachial plexopathy with predominant radial nerve palsy
Key words: intraoperative positioning, cervical traction, radial nerve palsy, physiotherapy
The physiotherapy unit was invited to manage the radial nerve palsy.
Radial nerve palsy
is the most common peripheral nerve injury and approximately 12% of humeral shaft fractures are complicated by a radial nerve paralysis (1-3).