Items tagged “illustration”

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Psoas major

The psoas major muscle (often referred to as the psoas muscle) is one of the muscles of the posterior abdominal wall and lies not in the retroperitoneum but posteriorly in the iliopsoas compartment. Summary origin: vertebral bodies, intervertebral disks and transverse processes of T12 to L5 i...
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Medical illustrations and diagrams

High-quality medical illustrations and diagrams form an important part of Radiopaedia.org.  Quality Illustrations should have sufficient detail to accurately depict both the basic anatomy of the region and pathology of the condition, in a clear and understandable manner. "Free-style" drawing i...
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Flexor digitorum superficialis

Flexor digitorum superficialis (FDS) is a muscle in the second (intermediate) layer of the anterior compartment of the forearm. It splits into four tendons, passes through the carpal tunnel under the flexor retinaculum, and inserts into the base of the middle phalanx of the 2nd- 5th digits. It i...
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Flexor digitorum profundus

Flexor digitorum profundus (FDP) makes up the third layer of the anterior compartment of the forearm along with flexor pollicis longus. It passes through the carpal tunnel. It is one of the extrinsic muscles of the hand. Summary origin: proximal, anterior surface of ulna and adjacent interosse...
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Flexor pollicis longus

Flexor pollicis longus (FPL) is one of the two muscles that make up the third layer of the anterior compartment of the forearm along with the flexor digitorum profundus. It is a deep muscle under abductor pollicis brevis muscle. It passes through the carpal tunnel. It is one of the extrinsic mus...

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