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Sectional Neuroanatomy of the Upper Limb III: Forearm and Hand

Hayman, L. Anne; Duncan, Gregory; Chiou-Tan, Faye Y.; Liu, Shirley; Taber, Katherine H.

Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography:
Graphic Anatomy

This paper is the last of three articles that describe the functional anatomy of the upper limb. It extends the series by presenting the axial anatomy of the forearm and hand. In addition, it provides a table that defines the patterns of muscle denervation specific to six representative sites. This set of articles is clinically useful because it can be used to rapidly identify and describe the innervation of the muscles and skin of the upper limb.

Author Information

From the Department of Radiology (L. A. Hayman, S. Liu, K. H. Taber), Herbert J. Frensley Center for Imaging Research (L. A. Hayman, S. Liu, K. H. Taber), Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (L. A. Hayman, K. H. Taber), Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology (G. Duncan), and Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (F. Y. Chiou-Tan), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr. L. A. Hayman, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Radiology, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030-3498, U.S.A. E-mail

© 2001 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.