extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle

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ex·ten·sor car·pi ra·di·a·lis bre·vis mus·cle

(eks-ten'sŏr kahr'pī rā-dē-ā'lis brē')
Origin, lateral epicondyle of humerus; insertion, base of third metacarpal bone; action, extends and abducts wrist radially; nerve supply, radial.
Synonym(s): musculus extensor carpi radialis brevis [TA] , short radial extensor muscle of wrist.
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One unanswered question is whether the closure of the fascia overlying the extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) and extensor digitorum communis is truly necessary or advisable.
Lateral epicondyle was palpated to locate most tender area and then under aseptic condition, a mixture of 2 ml of autologous blood and 1 ml of 2% xylocaine was injected into the under surface of the extensor carpi radialis brevis extra-articularly after sensitivity test.
Transfer of the distal terminal motor branch of the extensor carpi radialis brevis to the nerve of the flexor pollicis longus: an anatomic study and clinical application in a tetraplegic patient.
Lateral epicondylitis, or "tennis elbow," refers to chronic micro-tearing of the extensor carpi radialis brevis and/or extensor digitorum communis.
It bifurcates at the level of the elbow joint into the superficial nerve, which courses dorsally under the extensor carpi radialis brevis, and the PIN, which dives under the superficial head of the supinator muscle and continues along with the posterior interosseous artery to supply all of deeper lying extensor muscles.
After passing deep to the abductor pollicis longus and extensor carpi radialis brevis the radial artery reaches the anatomical snuff box where its become a content of it.
Lateral epicondylitis (LE) or "tennis elbow" is an injury at the insertion of the extensor carpi radialis brevis and the extensor digitorum.
In the neuroprosthesis on his right side, which was the hand used for this specific study, the two electrodes recording voluntary MES activity were placed in the ipsilateral extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) and the ipsilateral trapezius.
Vascularization of the tendons of the extensor pollicis longus, extensor carpi radialis longus and extensor carpi radialis brevis muscles.
(3,5,18) It is usually an overuse injury due to repetitive, vigorous contraction of the extensor carpi radialis brevis as with gripping the club too tightly.
Manual muscle testing revealed weakness (4/5) compared to the uninvolved limb (5/5), in the extensor carpi radialis longus, extensor carpi radialis brevis and tricep muscles, which was most likely due to pain.