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Extensor Pollicis Brevis

Summary Information: Extensor Pollicis Brevis

Extensor Pollicis Brevis: The extensor pollicis brevis is a muscle of the forearm. The extensor pollicis brevis originates on the radius and inserts on the thumb. The extensor pollicis longus extends the thumb. It is innervated by the posterior interosseous nerve. Some people do not have an extensor pollicis brevis.

Conditions that can afflict the extensor pollicis brevis include De Quervain tenosynovitis, tendon rupture, overuse injuries, tears, strains, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.

Closely Related Organs: Extensor Pollicis Brevis

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Extensor Pollicis Brevis

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Other Names: Extensor Pollicis Brevis

The following are other names for the organ: Extensor Pollicis Brevis:

  • Extensor pollicus brevis

Sub Parts: Extensor Pollicis Brevis

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Extensor Pollicis Brevis

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