Group 4

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Author:
GoofieDanie
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4381
Filename:
Group 4
Updated:
2010-01-17 21:43:52
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Palpation
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Pronator teres, flexor carpi radialis, extensor carpi ulnaris, palmaris longus, extenser carpi radialis longus
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  1. Pronator Teres
    Origin
    Insertion
    Action
    O: common flexor tendon and medial epicondyle, coronoid process of ulna

    I: lateral radius midshaft

    A: elbow flexion and protraction
  2. Flexor Carpi Radialis
    Origin
    Insertion
    Action
    O: common flexor tendon and the medial epicondyle

    I: base of the 2nd metacarpal

    A: wrist flexion (radial deviation), elbow flexion (weak)
  3. Extensor Carpi Ulnaris
    Origin
    Insertion
    Action
    O: common extensor (lateral epicondyle of the humerus) posterior border of the ulna

    I: base of the 5th metacarpal

    A: extends the wrist (in conjunction with extensor carpi radialis)
  4. Palmaris Longus
    Origin
    Insertion
    Action
    O: common flexor tendon

    I: palmar apomeurosis, skin, and fascia of palm

    A: tenses skin and fascia of palm, weak wrist and elbow flexion
  5. Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus
    Origin
    Insertion
    Action
    O: lateral supracondylar ridge (inferior to brachioradialis)

    I: base of 2nd metacarpal

    A: extend and abduct the hand

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