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The Ulnar (Guyon’s) Canal

The ulnar (Guyon’s) canal is a fibro-osseous tunnel located at the level of the palm. It transmits the ulnar neurovascular bundle from the forearm into the hand. In this article, we shall look at the anatomy of the ulnar canal – its borders, contents, and clinical relevance. Borders The ulnar canal is approximately 4cm in length. […]

The Extensor Tendon Compartments of the Wrist

The extensor tendon compartments of the wrist are six tunnels which transmit the long extensor tendons from the forearm into the hand They are located on the posterior aspect of the wrist. Each tunnel is lined internally by a synovial sheath and separated from one another by fibrous septa. In this article, we shall look at […]

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Plain Film X-Ray

Plain film x-ray is the most common diagnostic radiological modality used in hospitals today. They were first discovered and used for imaging purposes by Wilhelm Röntgen on 8th November 1895, when he took an image of his wife’s hand. In this article, we shall look at the basic science underpinning x-rays, and the principles of their interpretation. […]

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scanning

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is arguably the most sophisticated imaging method used in clinical medicine. In recent years, MRI scans have become increasingly common, as costs decrease. In this article, we will outline the basic principles behind MRI scans, how to orientate and interpret a scan, and address some of their advantages and disadvantages compared to […]

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