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Extensor compartments of the wrist

Dr Yuranga Weerakkody and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The extensor tendons at the level of the wrist are divided into six extensor compartments that are designated by Roman numerals from lateral to medial 1:

Anatomy: Upper limb

Anatomy: Upper limb

Article information

rID: 23347
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Extensor compartment of the wrist

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  • Figure 5: wrist tendons: topographic anatomy
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