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The muscles of the hand seen in this superficial posterior view are the:
Also seen are the:
- Abductor pollicis longus
- Extensor pollicis brevis
- Extensor pollicis longus
- Extensor indicis
- Extensor digitorum
- Extensor digiti minimi
- Extensor carpi ulnaris
- The dorsal interossei manus and adductor pollicis are in the central compartment group of intrinsic muscles of the hand.
- The abductor digiti minimi manus is in the hypothenar eminence group of intrinsic muscles of the hand.
- The dorsal digital expansion is formed by the extensor digitorum muscle.