Unilateral anomalous brachial and antebrachial musculature associated with duplication of anterior interosseous nerve: A case report

J. Arora*, V. Mehta, R. K. Suri, G. Rath, S. Das

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Abstract

The present case aims to provide an accurate anatomical description of coexistent accessory heads of flexor pollicis longus in the arm and forearm, extra muscular slips of the accessory belly of flexor pollicis longus to flexor digitorum profundus, and double anterior interosseous nerves. The morphology of the anomalous accessory muscle bellies is correlated with their clinical significance and embryological basis. Knowledge of such muscular and neuroanatomical variants is imperative prior to traumatic evaluation and reconstructive surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)423-425
Number of pages3
JournalClinica Terapeutica
Volume162
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Anterior interosseous nerve
  • Brachial artery
  • Brachialis
  • Flexor digitorum superficialis
  • Flexor pollicis longus
  • Median nerve

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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