Occasional head of flexor pollicis longus muscle: a study of its morphology and clinical significance.

@article{Hemmady1993OccasionalHO,
  title={Occasional head of flexor pollicis longus muscle: a study of its morphology and clinical significance.},
  author={M V Hemmady and Amarnag Subramanya and Ishita Mehta},
  journal={Journal of postgraduate medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={
          14-6
        }
}
A cadaveric dissection study of 54 upper extremities to determine the incidence of occurrence, morphology and relations of the occasional head of the flexor pollicis longus muscle is presented. The occasional head of the flexor pollicis longus muscle was found to be present more frequently (66.66%) than absent. It mainly arose from the medical epicondyle of the humerus (55.55%) and the medial border of the coronoid process of the ulna (16.66%). It was found to be in close association with the… CONTINUE READING

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