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abdominal muscles

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Four pairs of muscles (the rectus abdominis, external oblique, internal oblique, and the transversus abdominis), often referred to as the stomach muscles, which support and protect the...

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abductor pollicis brevis

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

A small muscle crossing the wrist. It helps to straighten the thumb and move the thumb away from the fingers. It is attached proximally to the trapezium and scaphoid bones (origin), and...

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abductor pollicis longus

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

A muscle deep in the forearm. It helps to move the forearm sideways from the trunk. Its other actions include abduction and extension of the thumb. It is attached proximally to the...

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adductor pollicis

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

A muscle with its origin on the capitate (the largest bone of the wrist), and the second and third metacarapals. Its insertion is on the ulnar proximal phalanx of the thumb. Its primary...

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axilla

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

The space between the upper part of the arm and the side-wall of the chest, commonly called the armpit. The axilla is enclosed by the pectoral muscles in front, and the latissimus dorsi and...

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brachioradialis

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

A superficial arm muscle that has its origin on the lateral supracondylar ridge of the humerus and its insertion on the styloid process of the radius. The primary action of the...

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Dislocations and joint injuries in the hand

Peter Burge.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Sports and Exercise Medicine. 6101 words.

Dislocation – X-ray first if possible, then early reduction

Many injuries can be treated with splintage

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The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine

Edited by A. John Camm, Thomas F. Lüscher and Patrick W. Serruys.

August 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiology; Nuclear Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Neurology; Nephrology; Urology; Infectious Diseases; Sports and Exercise Medicine; Obstetrics; Surgery. 1424 pages.

The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine has become the definitive print and online reference work for every cardiology trainee, general cardiologist and specialist cardiologist as they...

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extensor carpi ulnaris

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

A superficial muscle in the posterior fascial compartment of the forearm that acts as a major wrist extensor and wrist adductor. It has its origin on the lateral condyle of the humerus and...

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extensor pollicis brevis

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

A deep muscle in the posterior compartment of the forearm, which bends the thumb by flexing the interphalangeal and metacarpophalangeal joints. Its origin is on the dorsal shaft of the...

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extensor pollicis longus

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

A muscle with its origin on the middle dorsal surface of the ulna, and its insertion on the dorsal distal phalanx of the thumb. Its primary actions are extension at the metacarpophalangeal...

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Extensor tendon injuries in the hand and wrist

David M. Evans.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Sports and Exercise Medicine. 4128 words.

Injuries common as tendons vulnerable

5 zones described

Mallet finger usually treated in splint,...

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flexor carpi ulnaris

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

A two-headed muscle that is the most medial muscle of the forearm. It has its origins on the medial epicondyle of the humerus and the olecranon process of the ulna. It has its insertion on...

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flexor digitorum profundus

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A muscle with its origin on the proximal part of the ulna and its insertion on the base of the distal phalanx of digits 2–5. Its primary actions are flexion at the distal and proximal...

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flexor pollicis longus

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

A deep muscle of the forearm, partly covered by the flexor digitorum superficialis. It has its origins on the anterior surface of the radius and its insertion on the distal phalanx of the...

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Flexor tendon injuries

Robert Savage.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Sports and Exercise Medicine. 3910 words.

Restoring continuity to the supple yet high tensile flexor tendon system presents a challenge unique in surgery. Although there is continuing debate about...

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gracilis

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

A long, thin thigh muscle which has its origin on the anterior, inferior pubic symphysis, and its insertion on the medial, proximal tibia. Its primary action is adduction of the femur and...

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Injuries to muscle–tendon units

S.D. Deo.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Sports and Exercise Medicine. 6485 words.

Most injuries at junction of muscle and tendon

Early gentle movement best for recovery

Tendon...

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lower limb

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Region of the body containing three functional segments: the thigh, the lower leg (knee, tibia, and fibula), and the foot. The lower limb carries the entire weight of the erect body and is...

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lumbricales

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Four muscles that lie between the metacarpals in the palm of the hand. They have their origins on the tendons of the flexor digitorum profundus at digits 2–5 and their insertions on the...

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