ABDUCTOR POLLICIS BREVIS :

ABDUCTOR POLLICIS BREVIS

ABDUCTOR POLLICIS BREVIS :

ABDUCTOR POLLICIS BREVIS

ABDUCTOR POLLICIS BREVIS

 

The abductor pollicis brevis is a muscle in the hand that functions as an abductor of the thumb.

 

ORIGIN :transverse carpal ligament and scaphoid and trapazium

 

INSERTION : radial base of proximal phalanx of thumb and thumb extensors

 

NERVE SUPPLY : recurrent branch of median nerve

 

ACTION/EXERCISE : abduction of thumb by acting across the carpometacatpal jointand metacarpophalangeal joint.
it is also assest opposition and extension of the thumb.

 

 

 

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