Ape thumb deformity is seen in involvement of -

Ape thumb deformity is seen in involvement of -

    1. Median nerve
    1. Ulnar nerve
    1. Radial nerve
    1. Axillary nerve

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In median nerve injury at wrist, low median nerve injury is what occurs. That means only the thenar muscles are affected. The features shown in this condition includes- pen test for abductor pollicis brevis paralysis, opposition and abduction of thumb is lost, ape thumb deformity may be shown and loss of sensation of lateral 2/3rd of palm and lateral three and half fingers may be seen.

2.A boy presents with complaints of hypoaesthesia and wasting of thenar eminence. The nerve most likely to be damaged in this patient -

    1. Musculocutaneous nerve
    1. Median nerve
    1. Ulnar nerve
    1. Radial nerve

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Median nerve injury causes wasting of thenar eminence.