Diagram
Modality: Diagram

- “ Diagrams of the extensor compartments of the wrist. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Extensor pollicis longus - “ Extensor pollicis longus (EPL) is a muscle of the deep compartment in the posterior compartment of the forearm. It passes through the 3rd extensor...”
  • Extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle - “ Extensor carpis radialis brevis (ECRB) is a muscle of superficial layer on posterior compartment of the forearm. It passes through the 2nd extenso...”
  • Extensor carpi radialis longus muscle - “ Extensor carpis radialis longus (ECRL) is a muscle of the superficial layer in the posterior compartment of the forearm. It passes through the 2nd...”
  • 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...”
  • Extensor pollicis brevis - “ Extensor pollicis brevis (EPB) is one of the muscles of the deep layer of the posterior compartment of the forearm, inserting into the base of the...”
  • Ultrasound of the wrist - “ Ultrasound is a useful imaging modality for evaluation of the wrist, allowing high-resolution imaging of anatomy while simultaneously allowing dyn...”
  • Extensor digiti minimi - “ Extensor digiti minimi (EDM) is a muscle of the superficial layer of the posterior compartment of the forearm, and with other extensor muscles ari...”
  • Abductor pollicis longus - “ The abductor pollicis longus (APL) is a muscle found in the deep layer of the posterior compartment of the forearm. As it descends, it becomes sup...”
  • Extensor digitorum - “ Extensor digitorum (ED), also known as extensor digitorum communis (EDC), is a muscle of the superficial layer of the posterior compartment of the...”
  • Extensor carpi ulnaris - “ Extensor carpi ulnaris (ECU) is a muscle of the superficial layer of the posterior compartment of the forearm. It is separated from the extensor d...”
  • Extensor compartments of the wrist - “ The extensor tendons at the level of the wrist are divided into six extensor compartments that are designated by Roman numerals from lateral to me...”
  • Extensor retinaculum (wrist) - “ The extensor retinaculum of the wrist is the broad ligamentous sheet located at the dorsal aspect of the wrist and functions to keep the extensor ...”

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