Upper limb anatomy

Coracoid process

Scapula bone have three process. A. Spinous process B. Acromion process C. Coracoid process – three muscles attach on it. Teres minor muscle Biceps brachii muscle (short head) Corocobrachialis muscle NOTE : Don’t confuse with coronoid process because It is present on upper end of ulna bone and brachialis muscle attach on it.  

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Overview – 1. Thumb 2. Index finger3. Middle finger4. Ring finger 5. Little finger Nomenclature of hand muscles – 1. Pollicis – for thumb. Example: Opponens Pollicis (OP)Abductor Pollicis Longus (APL)Extensor Pollicis Brevis (EPB)Extensor Pollicis Longus (EPL) 2. Digitorum – for index, ring, middle and ring finger. Example: Flexor Digitorum Superficialis (FDS)Flexor Digitorum Profundus (FDP)Extensor

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Palmar arch

Chart Highlights- 1. Ulnar artery 2. Radial artery3. Superficial palmar arch4. Deep palmar arch5. Palmar metacarple artery 6. Common palmar digital artery 7. Proper palmar digital artery

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Flexor retinaculum

Inside upper limb anatomy we read two retinaculum and inside lower limb anatomy we read three retinaculum, that are given below. Upper limb anatomy- 1. Flexor retinaculum of hand2. Extensor retinaculum of hand Lower limb anatomy- 1. Flexor Retinaculum of foot2. Extensor retinaculum of foot 3. Peroneal retinaculum NOTE : Here we are discuss about

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Upper limb muscles

Overview- 1. Muscles present in pectoral region 2. Muscles present between ribs and scapula bone 3. Muscle present between vertebral column and humerus bone 4. Muscle present between scapula and humerus bone 5. Muscle present between scapula, clavicle and humerus 6. Arm muscles- Anterior and posterior compartment 7. Forearm – Flexor and extensor compartment 8.

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