Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis

Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis The structure indicated is the extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle of the forearm. The extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle is one of 7 muscles located in the superficial compartment of the posterior forearm. The posterior forearm consists of a superficial and a deep compartment. The superficial compartment contains 7 muscles, whereas the deep compartment contains 5 muscles. The superficial compartment of the posterior forearm includes the following 7 muscles: Brachioradialis Extensor carpi radialis longus Extensor carpi radialis brevis Extensor digitorum Extensor digiti minimi Extensor carpi ulnaris Anconeus The extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle serves to abduct and extend the wrist joint. The muscles of the …

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