Muscle Atlas

Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus

Origin: Lateral supracondyle ridge of humerus
Insertion: Base of 2nd metacarpal
Action: Extend and abduct hand at wrist joint
Innervation: Radial nerve (C6 and C7)
Arterial Supply: Radial artery

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