extensor pollicis brevis


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extensor pollicis brevis

a muscle that extends the metacarpophalangeal and carpometacarpal joints of the thumb.
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Extensor pollicis Brevis is completely separated and much smaller only in man.
The extensor pollicis brevis entrapment test in the treatment of de Quervain's disease.
The same hand surgeon injected 3 cc of 1% lidocaine, 1 cc betamethasone, and 1 cc Omnipaque 300 dye into the abductor pollicis longus sheath and then attempted, with ulnar deviation of the needle, to fill the extensor pollicis brevis sheath.
3) A deep part which is innervated by posterior interosseous nerve -Abductor pollicis longus and Extensor pollicis brevis on the radial side and Extensor pollicis longus and Extensor indicis on the ulnar side.
The extensor pollicis brevis, extensor pollicis longus, and flexor pollicis longus are extrinsic muscles that provide stability in response to valgus loads.
Occurrence of de Quervain's Disease in Postpartum Women De Quervain's disease (syndrome, tendinitis, tenosynovitis, tendovaginitis) is stenosing tenosynovitis of the abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis tendons at the radial styloid process.
The origins of the extensor indicis, extensor pollicis longus, extensor pollicis brevis, abductor pollicis longus, flexor pollicis longus, and flexor digitorum profundus were digitized from 11 cadavers.

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