flexor digitorum superficialis


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flexor digitorum superficialis

the largest superficial muscle of the forearm, lying in the second of four layers. The muscle flexes the second phalanx of each finger and, by continued action, the hand. Also called flexor digitorum sublimis. Compare flexor carpi radialis, flexor carpi ulnaris, palmaris longus, pronator teres.
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Flexor digitorum superficialis
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From top to bottom EMGs of extensor carpi radialis, palmaris longus, pronator quadratus and flexor digitorum superficialis muscles are plotted respectively.
Commonly described opposition transfers for clasped thumb are using the flexor digitorum superficialis (87) to the ring finger or the abductor digiti minimi, (88) also known as the Huber opponensplasty.
Caption: FIGURE 2: Flexor digitorum superficialis tendon from the ring finger harvested and tunnelled deep to the neurovascular bundle.
0 ([yen]) R-RF = right rectus femoris, L-RF = left rectus femoris, R-H = right hamstring belly, RA = rectus abdominus, R-FDS = right flexor digitorum superficialis, L-FDS = left flexor digitorum superficialis, R-M = right masseter, % = percent difference between the RVC and NO-RVC condition, * Significantly different than NO-RVC condition (P = 0.
5,11,14,15) Pain on palpation is usually found distal and lateral to the medial epicondyle, and may extend one to two centimeters distally, over one of the following muscles: pronator teres, flexor carpi radialis, palmaris longus, flexor digitorum superficialis, and/or the flexor carpi ulnaris (2,4,5,9,11,14,15) The pronator teres or the flexor carpi radialis are most often involved.
Review at three months revealed only a slight decrease of power (4/5) in his flexor digitorum superficialis.
Los musculos Biceps femoris, Gastrocnemius y Latissimus dorsi cocidos no mostraron diferencia significativa entre ellos ni entre machos y hembras y el Flexor digitorum superficialis si presento diferencia significativa (P <0,01) entre sexos, correspondiendo la mayor textura a las hembras (1,37 kg-F en machos y 2,35 kg-F en hembras).
The smaller humeral head arises from the medial epicondyle of the humerus and larger ulnar head has an extensive origin from the medial margin of the olecranon process, proximal two thirds of posterior border of ulna, an aponeurosis which is common for FCU, extensor carpi ulnaris muscle and flexor digitorum profundus muscle and intermuscular septum between it and flexor digitorum superficialis muscle.
There are four tendons of the flexor digitorum superficialis muscle going to fingers 2-5, responsible for flexing the middle joint of the fingers (Figure 1A), four tendons of the flexor digitorum profundus muscle also going to fingers 2-5 responsible for flexing the distal joint of the fingers (Figure 1B), and one tendon from the flexor pollicus longus muscle going to the thumb to flex the thumb (Figure 1C).
We do not believe this influenced the results of the present study since fatigue of the forearm muscle flexor digitorum superficialis, as inferred from EMG frequency shifts, has been shown not to change as a function of grip size (Blackwell et al.
flexor digitorum superficialis has a more radial location, and it has a small, flat, piriform shape.
The extrinsic muscles included the deep and superficial finger flexors: flexor digitorum profundus (FDP) and flexor digitorum superficialis (FDS).

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