extensor carpi radialis longus


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extensor carpi radialis longus

one of the seven superficial muscles of the posterior forearm. It inserts into the dorsal surface of the second metacarpal bone and serves to extend the hand and flex the forearm.
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Less frequently, the palmaris longus (PL) or extensor carpi radialis longus (ECRL) tendon are used with a facia lata graft.
14) Hence, for the motor tendon, Palmaris Longus (PL) or Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus (ECRL) were used with a fascia lata graft.
1) A radial mass which differentiates into Brachioradialis, Extensor Carpi radialis longus and Extensor Carpi radialis brevis.
The more common pattern of the extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis was one muscle and one tendon of the extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis, localized in the second dorsal wrist compartment, and with a constant insertion in the radial side of bases of the second and third metacarpal bones.
For the hypermobile hand, we recommend a palmaris longus to pulley or lateral band insertion or a transfer of the extensor carpi radialis longus (ECRL) to the A1-2 pulley insertion.
Restoration of pinch in ulnar nerve paralysis: extensor carpi radialis longus to adductor pollicis and abductor pollicis longus to first dorsal interosseus tendon transfers.
Treatment was initiated and consisted of medical acupuncture (points consisting of physiological tender regions within the extensor carpi radialis brevis, extensor carpi radialis longus, and extensor digitorum) with electrical stimulation (IC-1107+ at 2 Hz frequency).
The lateral approach involves elevating the extensor carpi radialis longus and brachioradialis from the lateral supracondylar ridge.
Soft tissue tenderness with accompanying lumpy tissue texture was palpated most notably in the proximal APL and EPB, and to a lesser extent the extensor muscle groups of the forearm (Extensor Digitorum, Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus and Brevis).
23) An alternative is to transfer the extensor carpi radialis longus (ECRL) tendon to the ECU in order to stabilize the ECU and help balance the wrist.
A treatment plan consisting of reassurance and education on symptomatic carpal bossing to reduce fears of a more ominous wrist injury and Active Release Technique (ART[R]) soft tissue therapy of the extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis, extensor digitorum and extensor retinaculum was instituted twice weekly for two weeks.

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