extensor digitorum brevis


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extensor digitorum brevis

a muscle that flexes the three middle toes and the proximal metatarsophalangeal joint of the great toe.
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4] To the best of our knowledge, till date, there has been no reported case of giant cell tumor arising from the extensor digitorum brevis tendon sheath.
There were absent compound muscle action potentials from the left extensor digitorum brevis and tibialis anterior as well as electromyographic evidence of complete denervation in the left tibialis anterior, with no sign of reinnervation.
Weakness of the extensor digitorum brevis can occur from motor branch compression.
52 NCS: Nerve Conduction Study, APB: Abductor Pollicis Brevis, ADM: Abductor Digiti Minimi, EDB: Extensor Digitorum Brevis, FHB: Flexor Hallucis Brevis
1) Often associated with common peroneal nerve (CPN) dysfunction, it is caused by paresis of the ankle dorsiflexor, the tibialis anterior, and the toe dorsiflexors, the extensor digitorum brevis and extensor hallucis longus.
10-12) In hallux rigidus, interposition with the capsule and a portion of flexor hallucis brevis and extensor digitorum brevis tendons has been described.

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