extensor carpi radialis brevis


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extensor carpi radialis brevis

Etymology: L, extendere + Gk, karpos, wrist; L, radius, ray, brevis, short
one of the muscles of the posterior forearm. It inserts into the dorsal surface of the third metacarpal bone and functions to extend the hand and forearm.
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One unanswered question is whether the closure of the fascia overlying the extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) and extensor digitorum communis is truly necessary or advisable.
Mean total activity (integrated EMG) of the flexor digitorum superficialis, flexor pollicis longus, exten sor digitorum communis and extensor carpi radialis brevis muscles were lower for the cordless than the corded handpieces (Figure 3).
After passing deep to the abductor pollicis longus and extensor carpi radialis brevis the radial artery reaches the anatomical snuff box where its become a content of it.
Lateral epicondylitis (LE) or "tennis elbow" is an injury at the insertion of the extensor carpi radialis brevis and the extensor digitorum.
Focal areas of calcification and thickening of the peritendinous lining (peritendinitis) were recorded, and bursitis on the inferior surface of the extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon was noted (1, 4, 16).
In the neuroprosthesis on his right side, which was the hand used for this specific study, the two electrodes recording voluntary MES activity were placed in the ipsilateral extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) and the ipsilateral trapezius.
Investigation of two possible compression sites of the deep branch of the radial nerve and nerve supply of the extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle.
3,5,18) It is usually an overuse injury due to repetitive, vigorous contraction of the extensor carpi radialis brevis as with gripping the club too tightly.
Extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) was absent, whereas extensor carpi radialis longus (ECRL) was giving two tendons in the second compartment of extensor retinaculum before its insertion while passing deep to the abductor pollicis longus (Fig.
Manual muscle testing revealed weakness (4/5) compared to the uninvolved limb (5/5), in the extensor carpi radialis longus, extensor carpi radialis brevis and tricep muscles, which was most likely due to pain.
The antecubital fossa has three muscular borders: 1) the mobile wad, laterally, consisting of the extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB); the extensor carpi radialis longus (ECRL), and the brachioradialis; 2) the pronator teres, medially; and the biceps, superiorly.
KEY WORDS/MeSH: tennis elbow, lateral epicondylosis, tendonitis, extensor carpi radialis brevis, ART[R], rehabilitation.