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Pocket Atlas of Human Anatomy 4thEd Wolfgang Dauberc, HeinzFeneisc, Based on the International Nomenclature

Medicine is an ever-changing science undergoing continual development. Re search and clinical experience are continually expanding our knowledge, in particular our knowledge of proper treatment and drug therapy.  In so far as this book mentions any dosage or application readers … Continue reading

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Urinary System

Functions of the Urinary System Excretion – nitrogenous, drugs and toxins Maintaining blood volume and concentration balance of water and dissolved salts pH regulation Blood pressure maintenance Renin Erythrocyte concentration Erythropoietin Vitamin D effects Coverings of the Kidney PARARENAL FAT … Continue reading

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Long Thoracic Nerve Injury

A 24-year-old male complains of clumsiness of his right arm. The patient is asked a wall and push against it with both hands. Abnormal prominence of the right inferior scapular angle is observed during the maneuver. What muscle/muscles is most … Continue reading

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Obturator Nerve Injury

The obturator  nerve is the only nerve that exits the pelvis via the obturator foramen. This nerve innervates the adductor compartment of the thigh after dividing into anterior and posterior branches subsequent to leaving the pelvis. The anterior branch innervates … Continue reading

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Prepattelar Bursitis (Housemaid knee)

The prepatellar bursa located between the patella and the overlying skin and prepatellar tendon. It is lined by synovium and contains very little fluid. Its function is to diminish friction and ensure maximal range of motion at the knee. Chronic … Continue reading

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External Branch of Superior Laryngeal Nerve Injury

A 54-year-old female undergoes thyroidectomy for several thyroid nodules that were suspicious for malignancy on fine needle aspiration. while ligating the superior thyroid artery, the surgeon accidentally serves a nearby nerve. Which muscle/muscles is denervated as a result of this … Continue reading

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Tension Pneumothorax

A condition where air enters the pleural cavity during inspiration but is not expelled during exhalation. An increasing volume of air accumulates within the pleural space, ultimately causing deviation of the lung and mediastinum to the opposit side of the … Continue reading

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