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SUPERFICIAL EXTENSORS OF FOREARM-EXTENSOR DIGITORUM

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SUPERFICIAL EXTENSORS OF FOREARM-EXTENSOR DIGITORUM

1. O: lateral epicondyle of humerus (common extensor origin).
2. Tendons pass under the extensor retinaculum to pass to the fingers where they form the dorsal expansions/extensor hoods.
3. I: extensor expansion of medial 4 digits.

4. NS: posterior interosseous branch of radial n.
5. A: extends medial 4 digits + wrist.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: no reference available.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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