An anatomic study of the Martin-Gruber anastomosis: electrodiagnostic implications.

Abstract:

:This study aimed to clarify the morphologic variations of the Martin-Gruber anastomosis (MGA) by tracing the anastomotic fascicles. We used 102 upper limbs, and MGA was found in 39.2%. Among 12 instances of MGA between the branches innervating the flexor digitorum profundus muscle, eight anastomotic branches solely innervated the muscle without crossover from median to ulnar nerve. The results of the present study showed three morphologic features of MGA that could not be detected by an electrodiagnostic method.

journal_name

Muscle Nerve

journal_title

Muscle & nerve

authors

Lee KS,Oh CS,Chung IH,Sunwoo IN

doi

10.1002/mus.20141

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2005-01-01 00:00:00

pages

95-7

issue

1

eissn

0148-639X

issn

1097-4598

journal_volume

31

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