Upper Extremity Regional Points
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jwochi on December 31, 2009
Flashcard set created by James W. Ochi MD
Shao Yin-Tai Yang in blue
Jue Yin-Shao Yang in red
Tai Yin-Yang Ming in green
Ren Mo and Du Mo in yellow
3-star acupuncture points are denoted by large dots.
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On radial aspect of hand at level of midpoint of second metacarpal bone on the prominence of the belly of first dorsal interosseus muscle.
On main dorsal wrist crease between extensor digitorum and extensor digiti minimi.
2 cuns proximal to main dorsal wrist crease (TH4) in muscle groove between tendon of extensor digitorum and extensor digiti minimi.
4 cuns proximal to main dorsal wrist crease (TH4) in a depression between radius and ulna.
On ulnar side of hand at dorsal-palmar skin junction in depression proximal to fifth MCP joint when loose fist is made.
At ventral aspect of most distal wrist crease in depression on ulnar side of abductor pollicis longus and lateral to radial artery.
On radial side of ventral aspect of arm 1/2 cun proximal to radial styloid. Stay on radial side of radial artery. Show how LU 9/8/7 correspond to finger positions for pulse diagnosis.
On middle of most distal ventral wrist crease on ulnar side of flexor carpi radialis. Radial to palmaris longus when present.
2 cuns proximal to MH7 on ulnar side of flexor carpi radialis. Radial to palmaris longus when present.
On ulnar side of major ventral wrist crease on radial side of flexor carpi ulnaris, in depression where tendon inserts into pisiform bone.
At lateral aspect of elbow at end of lateral cubital crease with elbow flexed. Midway between tendons of biceps brachii and lateral epicondyle of humerus.
2 cuns distal to LI11 in line connecting LI11 to LI5
In anterior fibers of deltoid when two depressions are formed at lateral aspect of acromion with arm abducted 90 degrees. Anterior of 2 depressions seen with arm abduction.
In posterior fibers of deltoid when two depressions are formed at lateral aspect of acromion with arm abducted 90 degrees. Posterior of two depressions seen with arm abduction.
Lateral to margin of scapula 1 cun superior to cephalad end of posterior axillary fold in depression formed by long head of triceps and teres major.
Ulnar end of cubital crease with elbow flexed. Midway between tendons of biceps brachii and lateral epicondyle of humerus.
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- "TH8" image
- "SI3" image
- "LU9" image
- "LU7" image
- "MH7" image
- "MH6" image
- "HT7" image
- "LI11" image
- "LI10" image
- "LI15" image
- "TH14" image
- "SI9" image
- "HT3" image
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