Thumb function without the abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis.

@article{Britto2002ThumbFW,
  title={Thumb function without the abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis.},
  author={Jonathan A. Britto and David Elliot},
  journal={Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={
          274-7
        }
}
Two patients are reported in which one thumb has lost the abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis tendons. This is an uncommon injury in isolation, and these cases provide an opportunity to assess the functional importance of these musculotendinous units. 

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