Arcade of Frohse
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The arcade of Frohse (pronounced "\ˈfʁoːzə \") is also known as the supinator arch.
Caution should be exercised when evaluating the deep branch of the radial nerve since it may change shape after passing under the arcade and still be normal 2.
History and etymology
It is named after the German anatomist Fritz Frohse (1871-1916) 3.
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- 3. Fuss FK. The eponym of the supinator arch. Surg Radiol Anat. 1996;18 (2): 158. Pubmed citation