brachioradialis


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brachioradialis

[¦brā·kē·ō‚rā·dē′äl·əs]
(anatomy)
The muscle of the arm that flexes the elbow joint; origin is the lateral supracondylar ridge of the humerus, and insertion is the lower end of the radius.
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It is generally thought that functional limitations following a proximal biceps rupture are relatively minimal, due to the work of other flexors and supinators, including the brachialis and brachioradialis.
The biceps, triceps, and brachioradialis muscle stretch reflexes were present and equal in BUE.
Underneath that is a muscle called brachialis, and then there's a third muscle called brachioradialis that kind of helps with elbow flexion.
Scores for several muscles that contribute to elbow movement (left brachialis, left brachioradialis, right brachioradialis) were also significantly higher in the Third Intermediate/Napatan sample.
Two schanz pins were passed proximally in the middle third radius between brachioradialis and ECRB and two distally in the 2nd metacarpal, for radiocarpal distraction.
Botulinum toxin type A (BTA, Botox, Allergan) was injected into the affected muscles, including the right biceps brachii, brachioradialis, flexor digitorum superficialis and profundus, as well as flexor carpi ulnaris and radialis, 50 units per muscle (300 units in total) under electromyographic guidance.
3) It can then be identified in the interval between the brachioradialis and the brachialis muscles.
He observed a variant artery, branching from the cubital anastomosis (anastomosis cubitalis) between the superficial brachioradial artery (arteria brachioradialis superficialis) and the ulnar artery.
It provides motor innervation to the triceps and brachioradialis muscles and to the extensors of the posterior compartment of the forearm.
Physical examination detected right upper extremity weakness; absent right biceps, triceps, and brachioradialis deep tendon reflexes; and a diminished right patellar reflex.
Predominantly affecting male adolescent presented with insidious onset and slow progression of muscle weakness and muscular atrophy of the distal upper limb, including thenar, hypothenar, interossei muscles, and wrist flexors and extensors, with sparing of brachioradialis muscles.