dorsal digital nerve

dorsal digital nerve

n.
Any of the nerves of the hand supplying skin of the dorsal surface of a finger.
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The ulnar dorsal digital nerve of the little finger can be damaged by repetitive contusion when the hand performs karate chop called "tsuki".
While the deep branch innervates the supinator, forearm and hand extensor muscles, the superficial branch goes down to the hand dorsal [6] and branches into the dorsal digital nerves in the proximal interphalangeal joint of the middle finger, thumb and index finger.

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