extensor carpi ulnaris


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extensor carpi ulnaris

one of the muscles of the lateral forearm. It inserts by a tendon into the ulnar side of the fifth metacarpal bone and functions to extend and adduct the hand.
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Stabilization of the proximal ulnar stump after the Darrach or Sauve-Kapandji procedure by using the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon.
Extensor carpi ulnaris and flexor carpi ulnaris tenodesis of the unstable distal ulna.
Modification of the Sauve-Kapandji procedure with extensor carpi ulnaris tenodesis.
The flexor carpi ulnaris, flexor carpi radialis, extensor pollicis longus, and extensor carpi ulnaris can each be involved.
Rupture of the extensor carpi ulnaris (ECU) tendon sheath or subluxation out of the distal ulnar groove can occur when a sudden flexion, ulnar deviation, and supination movement occurs through the wrist.
Posttraumatic recurrent subluxation of the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon.
Recurrent dislocation of extensor carpi ulnaris tendon.
Surgical treatment for recurrent dislocation of the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon.
Acute traumatic subluxation of the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon at the wrist.
Leslie BM, Carlson G, Ruby LK: Results of extensor carpi ulnaris tenodesis in the rheumatoid wrist undergoing a distal ulnar excision.

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