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Sensory Supply to the Hand

Sensory Supply to the Hand

This Medcomic depicts the cutaneous innervation of the hand. The ulnar nerve supplies half of the fourth digit and the entire fifth digit on the dorsal and palmar aspects of the hand. The ulnar nerve supply extends proximally to the wrist. Dorsally, the median nerve...

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Chickenpox vs. Shingles

Chickenpox vs. Shingles

The varicella-zoster virus causes varicella (chickenpox) and shingles (herpes zoster). It is very contagious. Chickenpox is usually a childhood infection that begins with a prodrome of fever, headache, and malaise followed by a generalized vesicular rash. It is...

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Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic Pregnancy

In ectopic pregnancy, implantation occurs outside of the uterus. The most common site is the fallopian tube, but other possible sites include the pelvic or abdominal cavity, uterine cornu, cervix, or ovary. Risk factors include previous ectopic pregnancy, history of...

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Barrett Esophagus

Barrett Esophagus

Barrett esophagus is a condition in which intestinal metaplastic columnar epithelium replaces the stratified squamous epithelium that normally lines the distal esophagus. The condition develops as a consequence of chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) due to...

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