The dorsal intrinsic muscles are the dorsal interossei and the abductor digiti minimi. The abductor digiti mini is actually located on the ulnar side of the hand, but is classified as a dorsal muscle here as it functions similarly to the dorsal interossei.
Click on the shaded areas or words for more information. Click on the hand (below) to return to the Hand Kinesiology home page.
Dorsal Interossei | Abductor Digiti Minimi | Dorsal Instrinsic | Volar Instrinsic | Extrinsic Muscles | Muscle Arrangement | Help | Hand Kinesiology
Lorie Richards and Janice Loudon, University of Kansas
Medical Center, School of Allied Health,
Occupational and Physical Therapy Education, October 1997