dorsal branch of the ulnar nerve

dor·sal branch of the ul·nar nerve

branch arising from the ulnar nerve proximal to the wrist for distribution to the medial side of the dorsum of the hand and proximal portion of dorsal aspects of the little finger and medial side of ring finger.
Synonym(s): rami dorsales nervi ulnaris [TA]
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The dorsal branch of the ulnar nerve (DBUN) continues in distal direction, close to flexor carpi ulnaris muscle, passing through the muscular fasciae and continues on the medial part of dorsal side of hand.

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