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The Flexor Digiti Minimi Manus is a member of the Hypothenar Eminence Group of intrinsic muscles of the hand, composed of the:
- Abductor digiti minimi manus
- Flexor digiti minimi manus
- Opponens digiti minimi
- (the Palmaris brevis could also be considered to be in the hypothenar eminence group)
- The flexor digiti minimi manus attaches from the transverse carpal ligament and the hamate to the proximal phalanx of the little finger.
- The transverse carpal ligament is also known as the flexor retinaculum.
- Flexes the little finger at the metacarpophalangeal joint.
- Flexes the little finger at the carpometacarpal joint.
NOTE: The flexor digiti minimi manus is the smallest of the three muscles of the hypothenar eminence group.