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Extensor Digitorum

Summary Information: Extensor Digitorum

Extensor Digitorum: The extensor digitorum is one muscle of the group of wrist extensor muscles of the forearm and wrist joint. The extensor digitorum originates on the common extensor tendon of the humerus and inserts on the second through fifth phalanges of the fingers. The extensor digitorum extends the second through fifth fingers and the wrist. It is innervated by the posterior interosseous nerve

Conditions that can afflict the extensor digitorum include tennis elbow, overuse injuries, tears, strains, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.

Closely Related Organs: Extensor Digitorum

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Extensor Digitorum

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Other Names: Extensor Digitorum

The following are other names for the organ: Extensor Digitorum:

  • Extensor digitorum communis

Sub Parts: Extensor Digitorum

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Extensor Digitorum

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