Extensor Carpi Ulnaris


Summary

Location:In the forearm, on the ulnar side, extending the wrist and adducting the hand.

Information

Group:Wrist and Hand
Subgroup:Extensor Carpi, Carpal Muscles
Side(s) of body:Back
Function/Action:Wrist Extensor, Wrist Adductor

Details

Joint:Wrist
Bone:Ulna, Carpals
Origin:Lateral epicondyle of humerus.
Insertion:Base of fifth metacarpal bone.