Martin-Gruber anastomosis

Mar·tin-Gru·ber a·nas·to·mo·sis

(mahr'tin grū'ber),
a nerve anomaly in the forearm in which motor axons that will ultimately innervate various intrinsic hand muscles supplied by the ulnar nerve, cross from the median nerve (typically its anterior interosseous branch) to the main trunk of the ulnar nerve; also referred to as a median-to-ulnar crossover.
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George B., German physician, 1884-1977.
Martin-Gruber anastomosis - see under Martin, August E
Meckel-Gruber syndrome - see under Meckel, Johann Friedrich, the younger


August E., German gynecologist, 1847-1933.
Martin tube - a drainage tube with a cross piece near the extremity to keep it from slipping out of a cavity.
Martin-Gruber anastomosis - a nerve anomaly in the forearm, consisting of a median-to-ulnar nerve communication.
Martin-Albright syndrome - hereditary defects. Synonym(s): Albright IV syndrome
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One of the most important anastomoses of nerves in the upper extremity is Martin-Gruber anastomosis (MGA).
Electrophysiological evaluation of the incidence of Martin-Gruber anastomosis in healthy subjects.
An anatomic study of the Martin-Gruber anastomosis: electrodiagnostic implications.
Intramuscular Martin-Gruber anastomosis. Clin Anat.
Normal median nerve proximal latency in carpel tunnel syndrome: a clue to coexisting Martin-Gruber anastomosis. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry.
Martin-Gruber Anastomosis (MGA) is a well known neuronal anomalous connection occurring at various levels between median and ulnar nerves in the forearm.
Other unusual findings were explained by possibility of an anomalous median to ulnar motor connections (Martin-Gruber anastomosis).
Martin-Gruber anastomosis is a usual finding with incidence ranging from 5% to 34%4.
In fact, this so called conduction block between below- and above-elbow ulnar nerve stimulation sites was explained by a possible Martin-Gruber anastomosis (MGA).
An anatomic study on the Martin-Gruber anastomosis. Surg.
The Martin-Gruber anastomosis in brazilians: An anatomical study.