extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle


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ex·ten·sor car·pi ra·di·a·lis bre·vis mus·cle

(eks-ten'sŏr kahr'pī rā-dē-ā'lis brē')
Origin, lateral epicondyle of humerus; insertion, base of third metacarpal bone; action, extends and abducts wrist radially; nerve supply, radial.
Synonym(s): musculus extensor carpi radialis brevis [TA] , short radial extensor muscle of wrist.
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Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) is a painful condition involving microtears within the extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle and the subsequent development of angiofibroblastic dysplasia.
The Nirschl repair involves freeing tendinosis tissue from the extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle through a 1.
Investigation of two possible compression sites of the deep branch of the radial nerve and nerve supply of the extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle.
Vascularization of the tendons of the extensor pollicis longus, extensor carpi radialis longus and extensor carpi radialis brevis muscles.
Group Mean and Standard Errors for 10th, 50th, and 90th Percentile Levels of Activity for the Flexor Digitorum Superficialis, Flexor Pollicis Longus, Extensor Digitorum Communis and Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis Muscles During Scaling With Four Different Instrument Handles 10th Percentile Inst-A Inst-B Flexor digitorum 11.
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).
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