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Muscles innervated by the radial nerve

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Wednesday, August 9 2006 by

Last modified on Wednesday, December 31 1969.

Which of the following muscles is innervated by the radial nerve?

 
        A) Adductor pollicis
 
        B) Flexor pollicis brevis
 
        C) Flexor digitorum profundus II
 
        D) Flexor pollicis longus
 
        E) Triceps
 

 


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A) adductor pollicis

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Adductor pollicis is innervated by the ulnar nerve  (See References)

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B) flexor pollicis brevis

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Flexor pollicis brevis is innervated by the median nerve  (See References)

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C) flexor digitorum profundus II

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Flexor digitorum profundus II is innervated by the median nerve  (See References)

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D) flexor pollicis longus

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Flexor pollicis longus is innervated by the median nerve  (See References)

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E) triceps

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Triceps is innervated by the radial nerve  (See References)

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References:

1. Guarantors of Brain. (2000). Aids to the Examination of the Peripheral Nervous System, fourth edition. W.B. Saunders, Edinburgh.
2. Moore, K.L. (1992). Clinical Oriented Anatomy, 3rd Edition. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore.
3. Preston, D.C., and Shapiro, B.E. (2005). Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders: Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations, 2nd Edition. Elsevier, Philadelphia.
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