TITLE

Possible implications of an accessory abductor digiti minimi muscle: a case report

AUTHOR(S)
Ballesteros, Luis Ernesto; Ramirez, Luis Miguel
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Brachial Plexus & Peripheral Nerve Injury;2007, Vol. 2, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Background: Accessory ADM was first reported in 1868 although muscular, vascular and nervous variations of the hypothenar eminence are rare, contrary to anomalous muscles in the wrist which are relatively common. Case presentation: This case report presents a bilateral variation of an accessory abductor digiti minimi muscle in a male specimen. Ulnar artery and ulnar nerves were taken into account regarding their position and trajectory related to this variation. Conclusion: Muscle size may be an important factor in considering whether a variation is able to produce neurovascular compression and clinical implications.
ACCESSION #
34939192

 

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