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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Innervation of the Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis Muscle in Brazilian Individuals: Biometry of its Origin and Distribution
The Nirschl repair involves freeing tendinosis tissue from the extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle through a 1.5-cm to 3-cm incision.
1= ex- tensor carpi radialis longus muscle; 2= ex- tensor carpi radialis brevis muscle; 3= tendon of the extensor carpi radialis longus muscle; 4= tendon of the extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle; 5= abductor pollicis longus muscle.
1= tendon of abductor pollicis longus muscle; 2= tendon of extensor pollicis brevis muscle; 3= tendon of extensor pollicis longus muscle; 4= cephalic vein; 5= terminal branches of the superficial branch of radial nerve; 6= radial artery; 7= superficial branch of radial nerve; 8= retinaculum of extensor muscles; 9= tendon of extensor carpi radialis longus muscle; 10= tendon of extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle.
Investigation of two possible compression sites of the deep branch of the radial nerve and nerve supply of the extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle. Neurol.
Slight weakness of the extensor digitorum communis and extensor carpi radialis brevis muscles was detected.
1), composed of the brachioradialis, the extensor carpi radialis longus, and the extensor carpi radialis brevis muscles. The medial aspect is marked with the ridge of the biceps tendon.
Vascularization of the tendons of the extensor pollicis longus, extensor carpi radialis longus and extensor carpi radialis brevis muscles. J.
Mean total activity (integrated EMG) of the flexor digitorum superficialis, flexor pollicis longus, exten sor digitorum communis and extensor carpi radialis brevis muscles were lower for the cordless than the corded handpieces (Figure 3).
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