Anatomy and pathomechanics of the thumb.

Published

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

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States