Disorders of the Upper Extremity

  • Ted C. Schaffer

Abstract

Because of the functional importance of the upper extremity to human activity, patients with injuries in this region frequently require diagnostic and therapeutic assistance from the family physician. A working knowledge of basic anatomy is helpful for establishing a differential diagnosis for upper extremity complaints. This chapter discusses common disorders in this region, but there are many unusual problems that may also present in an office situation.

Keywords

Rotator Cuff Humeral Head Radial Head Scaphoid Fracture Volar Plate 
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