FLEXOR DIGITORUM SUPERFICIALIS :

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FLEXOR DIGITORUM SUPERFICIALIS MUSCLE :

 

It is in the anterior compartment of the forearm. It is sometimes considered to be
the deepest part of the superficial layer of flexor compartment,
and sometimes considered to be a distinct, “intermediate layer” of this compartment.in some time
It is relatively common for the Flexor digitorum superficialis to be missing from the little finger,
bilaterally and unilaterally,
which can cause problems when diagnosing a little finger injury.

 

Origin : medial epicondyle of the humerus (common flexor tendon) as well as parts of the radius and ulna.

 

Insertion : anterior margins on the bases of the middle phalanges of the four fingers

 

Nerve Supply : median nerve

 

Action/Exercise : flexor of fingers

 

flexor digitorum superficialis

 

 

CLINICAL IMPORTANCE : The muscle receives oxygen-rich blood from the ulnar artery. It is innervated by the median nerve