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n.1.(Anat.) The hypothenar eminence.
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hamulus) protruding volarly into the hypothenar eminence.
Electrodes are placed on either two digits or the thenar and hypothenar eminences of the palm.
Bilateral calf (especially gastrocnemius), thenar, hypothenar, and first dorsal interosseous muscles showed atrophy.
1314 The deep motor branch of the ulnar nerve then innervates the hypothenar muscles (abductor digiti minimi, flexor digiti minimi, and opponens digiti minimi), lumbricale muscles to D4 and D5, and the ulnar intrinsics including the dorsal and palmar interassei and adductor pollicis.
Atrophy was prominent in the first dorsal interosseal muscle and less obvious in the hypothenar muscles (Figure-1).
It involves the palmar aspect of digital tips, thenar, hypothenar eminences, heel and forefoot.
Skin graft was harvested from the hypothenar eminence using simple surgical blade.
The pes has 6 pads, 4 interdigital and 2 plantar, the thenar and hypothenar; the thenar pad is enlarged and narrow; the hypothenar pad is subequal in size to the 1st interdigital pad; dIII and dIV are the largest, subequal in size and showing a slightly syndactylous condition (Fig.
1) Ulnar nerve--at hypothenar eminence, 5th metacarpal head and volar surface of the distal phalanx of the little finger
Examination revealed an abrasion over the hypothenar eminence and point tenderness over the volar aspect of the right wrist, overlying the pisiform bone.
However, they rarely present in the hand with a reported incidence of 1% [4], and they often arise in the thenar or hypothenar regions [3].
At physical examination, there was muscle atrophy in thenar and hypothenar areas of the palm, and interosseus muscles in both hands, as well as in lower limbs.