Reversed Palmaris Longus Muscle–A Normal Anatomic Variant: A Case Report


palmaris longus muscle is one of the most variable muscles in the human body. It has many anatomic variants, one of which is the reversed palmaris longus. In this specific variant, the tendinous origin and muscular insertion sites are reversed in the forearm. We report a case of a 15-year-old male with complaints of a mass in his right wrist; workup of the mass revealed a reversed palmaris longus muscle. (Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances 29(1):46-47, 2020) Key words: reversed palmaris longus, palmaris longus, anatomic variant, forearm mass

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Kaitlyn Yoh, ATC; James Guille, MD; and Michael Thune, MD