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Flexor Pollicis Brevis: The flexor pollicis brevis muscle is one of the thenar muscles located in the palmar hand just proximal to the thumb. The flexor pollicis brevis originates on the trapezium and flexor retinaculum of the hand and inserts on the proximal phalanx of thumb. The flexor pollicis brevis flexes and curls the thumb. It is innervated by the median nerve and sometimes, the ulnar nerve as well.
Conditions that can afflict the flexor pollicis brevis include, overuse injuries, tears, strains, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.
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