Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus I: Muscular System: Alphabetical Listing of Muscles: A
A cutaneous slip is frequently present attached to the skin over the proximal part of the thenar eminence, and inserted distally on the radial side of the first phalanx. The absence of abductor pollicis has been reported. Syn.: m. abductor externus (Sömmerring).
Brottet, -. (1876) Long abducteur du pouce, surnuméraires. Lyon Med. 21:475.
Henle, J. (1871) Handbuch der Muskellehre des Menschen, in Handbuch der systematischen Anatomie. Verlag von Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn., Braunschweig.
Macalister, A. (1875) Additional observations on muscular anomalies in human anatomy (third series), with a catalogue of the principal muscular variations hitherto published. Trans. Roy. Irish Acad. Sci. 25:1- 134.
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