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Hand & Wrist Exam
 
 

Extension of MCP, PIP and DIP joints 

 
 
 
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Overview

  • How to Assess

  • The fingers are extended posteriorly, with opening of the fist.
  • Muscles Involved

  • Extensor digitorum, extensor digiti minimi, extensor indicis
  • Normal Range of Motion

  • 0° or slightly more
  • Myotome

  • C7Radial nerve
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