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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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.
On pathology, the diseased tissue is typically found within the extensor carpi radialis brevis origin.
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.
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.
The tendon is passed through both tunnels and then is woven through the substance of the extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) tendon.
Distally, the interval between the extensor carpi radialis longus and extensor carpi radialis brevis or the interval between the extensor carpi radialis brevis and extensor digitorum communis is developed.