flexor carpi ulnaris


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flexor carpi ulnaris

a superficial muscle lying along the ulnar side of the forearm. It functions to flex and adduct the hand. Compare flexor carpi radialis, palmaris longus.
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Biomechanical effects of dissecting flexor carpi ulnaris.
At the level of the wrist, the ulnar nerve is medial to the ulnar artery and both are lateral to the flexor carpi ulnaris tendon.
Four weeks postoperatively, the examination showed clawing of the ring and little digits, with 3/5 weakness of the ulnar intrinsic muscles of the right hand and 4/5 weakness of the right flexor carpi ulnaris.

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