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An unusual morphological variant of the extensor digitorum brevis manus in an Indian male cadaver.
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PMID:  21074473     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The extensor digitorum brevis manus is a supernumerary muscle of the dorsum of hand and is a relatively rare finding during dissection. Only 2-3% of the cases are found world wide. Here we report the case of extensor digitorum brevis manus in an approximately 65-year-old Indian male cadaver. This report discusses the variant anatomy, morphology, review of literature and clinical implications of this muscle. We believe that it is of importance to report the observation of this muscle as the variation reported herein should be of interest to clinicians, surgeons and anatomists for academic purposes.
Authors:
B V Murlimanju; R Alva; L V Prabhu; R Vadgaonkar; M D Prameela
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-11-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Morphologie : bulletin de l'Association des anatomistes     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1286-0115     ISO Abbreviation:  Morphologie     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9814314     Medline TA:  Morphologie     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Anatomy, Centre for Basic Sciences, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Bejai, Mangalore 575004 (D.K.), India.
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