Morphological Variants of the Abductor Pollicis Longus and Extensor Pollicis Brevis Tendons. A Cadaveric Study

SUMMARY Background. The goal of the present research was to study the morphological variants of the abductor pollicis longus (APL) and extensor pollicis brevis (EPB) tendons and their distal insertions in the hand. Methods. An aggregate of 115 embalmed cadaveric upper limbs were utilized for this descriptive cross-sectional study. The morphological variants of the APL tendon were divided into … Continued

Morphological and Topographic Anatomy of Sesamoid Bones of Human Thumb

SUMMARY Background. The objective of the present study was to study the morphology and topography of the sesamoid bones of the thumb in a sample south Indian population. Methods. The present study included 25 formalin fixed human cadaveric thumbs, the metacarpo-phalangeal and inter-phalangeal joints of the thumb were dissected. The number of sesamoid bones and … Continued

Morphological variants of nerve to gastrocnemius muscle, an anatomical guide to perform surgical dissection

Background. The precise knowledge about distribution of nerves supplying the gastrocnemius muscle is clinically important. The present study aimed to observe the morphological variations in the nerve supply of gastrocnemius in a sample South Indian population. Methods. The study included 38 formalin fixed adult cadaveric lower limbs. Variation in the number and branching pattern of … Continued