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Flexor Digitorum Superficialis

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Origin

Illustration of FDS[1]
Cross section of the wrist highlighting FDS and FDP[2]

Insertion

  • Lateral aspects of middle phalanges of digits 2-5

Actions

  • Flexion of metacarpophalangeal and proximal interphalangeal joints of digits 2-5

Vascular Supply


Nerve


Clinical Significance


See Also


References

  1. Image courtesy of teachmeanatomy.info, "flexor digitorum superficialis"
  2. Malanga, Gerard A., and Kenneth R. Mautner. "Atlas of ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal injections." (No Title) (2014)
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Chris Hauglid on 30 April 2020 07:55:56
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