hypothenar


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hypothenar

[hī′päth·ə‚när]
(anatomy)
Of or pertaining to the prominent portion of the palm above the base of the little finger.
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After 408 km, the feeling of mild numbness progressed from the distal fifth digit (palmar surface) to include the entire fourth and fifth digits, and the entire hypothenar eminence.
Caption: Figure 1 A, A golf club that is too short will leave the end of the club lying against the hypothenar eminence.
Interdigital plantar pad 4 and metatarsal hypothenar pad are fully separated by tubercular plantar epithelium on the hind foot of M.
Hypothenar and Ii area showed increased frequency of patterns in left and right hands of both male and female deaf children (Table 4).
Split hand syndrome in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Different excitability changes in the thenar and hypothenar motor axons.
Physical examination revealed polymorphous necrotic-haemorrhagic macules with irregular shapes, angulated or 'stellar' on the lower extremities, buttocks and trunk (Figure 1), the collapse of the nasal pyramid, madarosis, atrophy of both auricular lobes, diffuse infiltration of the skin of the trunk, atrophy of both thenar and hypothenar eminences of both hands, with flexion of the proximal interphalangeal joints and claw fingers of both hands.
Electrodermal activity (EDA) was recorded using a skin conductance module (Cambridge Electronic Design (CED) 2502, Cambridge, England, UK) and disposable surface electrodes were placed at the thenar and hypothenar eminences of the right hand.
It terminates by dividing into the superficial and deep branches at the hypothenar eminence.
The patients were all monitored with an electromyograph with recording electrodes over the hypothenar eminence.
Electrodes were attached to the thenar and hypothenar emminces by means of double-sided adhesive collars at least 15 min before the start of data collection.
Motor examination showed wasting of hypothenar and interosseous muscles of right hand.
Alike the palmaris, the abductor digiti minimi muscle is considered to be the most variable of all the hypothenar muscles, being its accessory muscle belly presentation the most frequent of them all (Soldado-Carrera et al.).