Skip to Content

tendinous sheath of extensor pollicis longus muscle

 

Definition: the dorsal carpal synovial tendon sheath surrounding the extensor pollicis longus tendon in its passage deep to the extensor retinaculum.

Synonym(s): vagina tendinis musculi extensoris pollicis longiTA

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide