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Isolated bilateral absence of abductor pollicis brevis and opponens pollicis muscles: A case report

Cihan Sahin, Serkan Aribal, Hakan Tekeli, Celalettin Sever.


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We report a rare case of a 21-year-old man with a bilateral absence of abductor pollicis brevis and opponens pollicis muscles, which has not been previously reported. He presented with weakness in both of his hands. On physical examination there was atrophy on the thenar eminences of both of his hands and there was an absence of gross functional impairment in his hand functions. On magnetic resonance imaging, abductor pollicis brevis and opponens pollicis muscles were bilaterally absent.

Key words: Abductor pollicis brevis, opponens pollicis, agenesis, absence

 

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Cihan Sahin, Serkan Aribal, Hakan Tekeli, Celalettin Sever. Isolated bilateral absence of abductor pollicis brevis and opponens pollicis muscles: A case report. Hand Microsurg. 2016; 5(1): 29-31. doi:10.5455/handmicrosurg.189904


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Cihan Sahin, Serkan Aribal, Hakan Tekeli, Celalettin Sever. Isolated bilateral absence of abductor pollicis brevis and opponens pollicis muscles: A case report. http://handmicrosurgeryjournal.com/?mno=189904 [Access: August 18, 2019]. doi:10.5455/handmicrosurg.189904


AMA (American Medical Association) Style

Cihan Sahin, Serkan Aribal, Hakan Tekeli, Celalettin Sever. Isolated bilateral absence of abductor pollicis brevis and opponens pollicis muscles: A case report. Hand Microsurg. 2016; 5(1): 29-31. doi:10.5455/handmicrosurg.189904


Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Cihan Sahin, Serkan Aribal, Hakan Tekeli, Celalettin Sever. Isolated bilateral absence of abductor pollicis brevis and opponens pollicis muscles: A case report. Hand Microsurg. (2016), [cited August 18, 2019]; 5(1): 29-31. doi:10.5455/handmicrosurg.189904


Harvard Style

Cihan Sahin, Serkan Aribal, Hakan Tekeli, Celalettin Sever (2016) Isolated bilateral absence of abductor pollicis brevis and opponens pollicis muscles: A case report. Hand Microsurg, 5 (1), 29-31. doi:10.5455/handmicrosurg.189904


Turabian Style

Cihan Sahin, Serkan Aribal, Hakan Tekeli, Celalettin Sever. 2016. Isolated bilateral absence of abductor pollicis brevis and opponens pollicis muscles: A case report. Hand and Microsurgery, 5 (1), 29-31. doi:10.5455/handmicrosurg.189904


Chicago Style

Cihan Sahin, Serkan Aribal, Hakan Tekeli, Celalettin Sever. “Isolated bilateral absence of abductor pollicis brevis and opponens pollicis muscles: A case report.” Hand and Microsurgery 5 (2016), 29-31. doi:10.5455/handmicrosurg.189904


MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Cihan Sahin, Serkan Aribal, Hakan Tekeli, Celalettin Sever. “Isolated bilateral absence of abductor pollicis brevis and opponens pollicis muscles: A case report.” Hand and Microsurgery 5.1 (2016), 29-31. Print. doi:10.5455/handmicrosurg.189904


APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Cihan Sahin, Serkan Aribal, Hakan Tekeli, Celalettin Sever (2016) Isolated bilateral absence of abductor pollicis brevis and opponens pollicis muscles: A case report. Hand and Microsurgery, 5 (1), 29-31. doi:10.5455/handmicrosurg.189904