Extensor digitorum brevis manus: A case report and review

Jennifer S. Stith, Phyllis A. Browne

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A detailed description of bilateral extensor digitorum brevis manus (EDBM) present in a female cadaver is presented. The need for clinical recognition is emphasized. Prevalence, morphological variability and theories of ontogeny are reviewed. Clinical significance and possible function are discussed. Since misdiagnosis may result from the anatomical variability and lack of clinical awareness, the need for further study is emphasized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-223
Number of pages7
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1979


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