An uncommon case of a closed avulsion fracture to the base of the third metacarpal bone by the extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon is described. The dislocation of the small bony fragment was reduced by open reposition and internal fixation with two Leibinger mini-screws.
On 119 brain stem halves the nerve root fasciculi of the intermediary nerve were examined in respect of their position relative to the facial and vestibulocochlear nerves. The following variants were seen: 1.) the intermediary nerve lies between the facial and vestibulocochlear nerves as stated in the textbooks, in 32.9% of the cases; 2.) in 18.5% of the… (More)
In 100 human brains the spot and the mode of emergence of the 3rd, 4th and 6th cranial nerves where investigated. In analogy to spinal nerves a fusion of Fila radicularia to roots and of roots to the complete nerves could be described. For the 3rd nerve 3 types had to be distinguished: in 21% there was only 1 root, in 71% there were 2 roots, one of which… (More)