Flashcards in Muscle/Skin/CT Deck (344)
Which layer of the epidermis is connected by desmosomes?
What is another name for tight junctions?
What two proteins are contained in zona occludens?
claudins and occludins
What is the function of integrins?
maintain integrity of basement membrane
Integrins connect to which two proteins outside of cell?
collagen and laminin
What does cadherins stand for?
Ca2+ dependent adhesion proteins
What is the function of cadherins?
to connect adjacent cells cytoskeleton
Loss of what protein promotes metastasis?
What is another name for desmosomes?
What disease targets desmosomes?
Nerve that cant open doors?
What is the purpose of the hemidesmosome?
connest keratin to underlying basement membrane
Where does one aim for a pudendal nerve block?
What nerve innervates the supraspinatus? Roots of this nerve?
What nerve innervates the infraspinatus? Function?
What nerve innervates the teres minor? Function?
external rotation and adduction
What nerve innervates the subscapularis? Function of subscapularis?
internal rotation of humerus
What are two causes of low ALP?
pernicious anemia and hypothyroidism
What is the cofactor for collagenase?
Dislocation of what carpal bone can lead to acute carpal tunnel syndrome?
What nerve runs over hamate? What canal?
What two roots are damaged during Erb's Palsy?
What four muscles are damaged during Erbs Palsy?
Infra and supra spinatus
What roots are damaged during Klumpke's Paralysis?
How does Klumpke's Paralysis present?
What are the functions of the lumbricals?
extend DIP and PIP
What are the roots of the axillary nerve?
Two examples the axillary nerve can become damaged?
surgical neck of humerus fractuce
anterior dislocation of humerus
What is the dermatome for the lateral forearm?