Extensor indicis

The extensor indicis muscle is an accessory extensor of the 2nd digit. It is located in the deep layer of the posterior compartment of the forearm and its tendon passes through the 4th extensor compartment of the wrist. It is one of the extrinsic muscles of the hand.


Anatomy: Upper limb

Anatomy: Upper limb

Article information

rID: 45024
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Extensor indicis muscle

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: extensor compartments of the wrist
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