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nbme24/Block 1/Question#16 (32.3 difficulty score)
A 32-year-old man is brought to the emergency ...
Flexion at the distal interphalangeal jointπŸ”

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submitted by lsmarshall(393),
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toupvote  This is dumb but I remember FDP is needed for picking while FDS is need for scratching the superficial layer of the skin +10  
whoissaad  @lsmarshall Flexor digitorum superficialis inserts at the middle phalanges to be more specific. +  
aneurysmclip  shittt I remember it like this D for distal P for profundus > Double Penetration. and I know the PIP flexion from the other Flexor digitorum, which is superficialis. Extensors are lumbricals. (Lengthen your fingers with Lumbricals) +6  
hungrybox  'flexor digitorum profundus is profoundly long' is such a good mnemonic, thanks bro +