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Hand & Wrist Exam

Thumb Abduction



    • How to Assess

    • The thumb is angulated laterally, away from the hand.
    • Muscles Involved

    • Abductor pollucis longus, abductor pollucis brevis
    • Normal Range of Motion

    • 70°
    • Myotome

    • T1Median nerve
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