Wrist

Wrist: The region of the upper limb between the metacarpus and the Forearm.1

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Wrist drop: A condition in which the affected individual cannot extend the wrist, which hangs flaccidly.

Wrist drop can be caused by radial nerve palsy.2

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References

  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  3. ibid.

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