abductor digiti minimi


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abductor digiti minimi

first plantar layer intrinsic foot muscle
  • origin medial and lateral calcaneal tuberosities

  • insertion lateral side of fifth proximal phalanx and the lateral plantar fascia band

  • nerve supply lateral plantar nerve

  • action fifth toe abduction (away from the midline of the foot)

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Traced distally both fibers were observed to join the proximal portion of abductor digiti minimi muscle.
Supernumerary fascicle of Abductor digiti minimi muscle and compression of ulnar nerve and ulnar artery.
Only abductor digiti minimi (ADM) muscles with strength of MRC 3 or higher were studied.
ADM: Abductor Digiti Minimi * Values for amplitude are expressed as mV for motor studies and pV for sensory studies Bold values are abnormal Table 2.
Morphologic Aspects of Abductor digiti minimi Muscle in the Hand
SUMMARY: The Abductor digiti minimi muscle, and the other hypotenar muscles, frequently presents anatomical variations.
In dissecations of 40 formolized hands, we objectified to study the morphology and variations of the Abductor digiti minimi muscle.
The results found in the research allow to affirm that the Abductor digiti minimi muscle is formed by two muscular beams in the biggest part of the cases.
KEY WORDS: Anatomy; Hand; Abductor digiti minimi muscle; Museles.
Muscle power were grade 5/5 in the shoulder girdle, 4/5 in the extensor digitorum communis, flexor carpi ulnaris (FCU), flexor carpi radialis (FCR) and 3/5 in the abductor pollicis brevis (APB), opponens pollicis (OP), dorsal and palmar interossei (10), abductor digiti minimi (ADM).