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Abductor Pollicis Longus

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Origin

  • Posterior surface of proximal half of Radius and Ulna
  • Interosseous Membrane

Insertion


Actions

  • Extension and abduction of digit 1 (thumb) at the carpometacarpal joint
  • Extension of wrist at radiocarpal joint

Vascular Supply

  • Anterior Interosseous Artery
  • Posterior Interosseous Artery

Nerve

  • Posterior Interosseous Nerve (C7-C8) (branch of Radial Nerve)

Clinical Significance


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References


Created by:
Chris Hauglid on 30 April 2020 08:40:12
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Last edited:
29 December 2021 06:45:22
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