abductor digiti minimi muscle


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abductor digiti minimi muscle

Hand muscle. Origin: pisiform bone of wrist. Insertion: base of proximal phalanx of digit 5. Nerve: ulnar (C8-T1). Action: abducts digit 5.
See also: muscle
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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.
The Abductor digiti minimi muscle is part of this group and frequently presents anatomical variations, in its morphology and proximal and distal insertions (Netscher & Cohen, 1997; Harvie et al.
It is cited at the anatomical literature that the Abductor digiti minimi muscle can be composed by one or more muscular beams (Williams et al.
Testut affirms to exista small muscular fascicle that leaves the deep face of Abductor digiti minimi muscle to fix itself to the glenoid ligament of the metacarpofalangeal joint of the minimum finger, characterizing it as an accessory muscular beam.
This study objective to verify morphologic aspects of abductor digiti minimi muscle in brazilian individuals.

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