antebrachial fascia


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an·te·brach·i·al fas·ci·a

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the deep fascia surrounding the forearm that is continuous with the brachial fascia; in the region of the wrist, it forms two thickened bands, the extensor and flexor retinacula.
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For example, there are expansions of pectoralis major muscle to the brachial fascia, continuing via lacertus fibrosus and biceps muscle to the antebrachial fascia and flexor carpi radialis, then to the flexor retinaculum, and finally to the palmaris longus muscle connecting to the fascia of the thenar eminence [13].
In addition, the deep antebrachial fascia was excised distally, therefore the nerve was decompressed adequately, which was confirmed by supinating and pronating the forearm intraoperatively.
He treated his patients successfully not only by releasing the nerve between the bicipital tendon and brachialis muscle and triangular wedge resection of the bicipital tendon, but also by excision of the deep antebrachial fascia.