Review Items - Extensor Compartment of the Forearm, Deep Hand, Wrist and Hand Joints

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Extensor compartment of forearm:
    1. Superficial muscle group
        extensor carpi radialis longus (ECRL)
        extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB)
        extensor digitorum (ED)
        extensor digiti minimi
        extensor carpi ulnaris (ECU)
    2. Deep muscle group
      extensor indicis
      abductor pollicis longus (APL)
      extensor pollicis brevis (EPB)
      extensor pollicis longus (EPL)

Compartments of the hand:

Extensor compartments of the hand

Thenar (N460, TG2-34, N462, TG2-36)

Hypothenar (N460, TG2-34, N462, TG2-36)

Central (N462, TG2-36)

Adductor-interosseous (N462, TG2-36)

Special structures:

Palmar aponeurosis (N459, TG2-33)

Flexor retinaculum (N460, TG2-34)

Carpal tunnel (N465, TG2-36)

Radial bursa (N462)

Ulnar bursa (N462, TG2-34)

Fibrous digital flexor sheaths (N462, TG2-34)

Vincula (N464, TG2-45)

Intrinsic muscles of the hand

Abductor pollicis brevis m. (N465, TG2-34)
Flexor pollicis brevis m. (N465, TG2-34)
Opponens pollicis m. (N465, TG2-35)
Adductor pollicis (oblique & transverse heads) m. (N465, N465, TG2-35)
Abductor digiti minimi m. (N465, N465, TG2-35)
Flexor digiti minimi (brevis) m. (N465, N465, TG2-34)
Opponens digiti minimi m. (N465, TG2-35)
Dorsal interossei mm. (4) (N465, TG2-35)
Palmar interossei mm. (3) (N465, TG2-35)
Lumbricals mm. (4) (N463, TG2-34)

Median: (N475, TG2-48)
Recurrent (motor) br. (N466, TG2-38)
Common palmar digital brs. (N466, TG2-38)
     Proper palmar digital brs. (N466, TG2-38A, TG2-38B)
Ulnar: (N476, TG2-49)
Superficial branch (N466, TG2-38)
     Common palmar digital brs. (N466, TG2-38)
          Proper palmar digital brs. (N466, TG2-38A, TG2-38B)
Deep br. (N465, N466, TG2-38)

Radial - superficial palmar br., princeps pollicis, radialis indicis, deep br. (N466, TG2-37)

Ulnar - superficial & deep brs. (N466, TG2-37A, TG2-37B)

Superficial palmar arterial arch (N466, TG2-37A, TG2-37B)

Common palmar digital brs. (N466, TG2-37A, TG2-37B)

Proper palmar digital brs. (N466, TG2-37A, TG2-37B)

Deep palmar arterial arch (N466, TG2-37A, TG2-37B)

Palmar metacarpal brs. (N466, TG2-37A, TG2-37B)

Clinical Terms:

Dupuytren's contracture
Ulnar claw hand
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Ape hand
Allen's test


Updated: 31 Oct 2011