abductor digiti minimi


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abductor digiti minimi

first plantar layer intrinsic foot muscle
  • origin medial and lateral calcaneal tuberosities

  • insertion lateral side of fifth proximal phalanx and the lateral plantar fascia band

  • nerve supply lateral plantar nerve

  • action fifth toe abduction (away from the midline of the foot)

References in periodicals archive ?
52 NCS: Nerve Conduction Study, APB: Abductor Pollicis Brevis, ADM: Abductor Digiti Minimi, EDB: Extensor Digitorum Brevis, FHB: Flexor Hallucis Brevis
Muscle power were grade 5/5 in the shoulder girdle, 4/5 in the extensor digitorum communis, flexor carpi ulnaris (FCU), flexor carpi radialis (FCR) and 3/5 in the abductor pollicis brevis (APB), opponens pollicis (OP), dorsal and palmar interossei (10), abductor digiti minimi (ADM).