Anatomy and pathomechanics of the thumb.


Journal Article (Review)

The prehensile thumb provides the human mind an outlet for coordinated activity through its fine motions of prehension, opposition, and circumduction. A comprehensive understanding of the anatomy and biomechanics of the thumb provides a foundation on which functional disorders may be recognized and effectively treated.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Leversedge, FJ

Published Date

  • August 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 219 - v

PubMed ID

  • 18675713

Pubmed Central ID

  • 18675713

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0749-0712

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.hcl.2008.03.010


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States