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Median Sensory Nerve Conduction Study - Recording the thumb (antidromic)

Last updated on Wednesday, October 7 2009 by jdmiles

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Median Sensory Nerve Conduction Study - Recording the thumb (antidromic)
This photograph illustrates the technique for the median sensory study, recording from digit 1 (thumb). Sensation to digit 1, in most people, is split between the median and radial nerves, making this useful in a comparison study looking for a median mononeuropathy at the wrist (carpal tunnel syndrome).



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