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3) As the PIN innervates the extensors of the fingers and the abductor pollicis longus (APL), patients with a PIN lesion lose their ability for active digital extension at the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joints of the second through fifth digits, including the thumb.
Compartment of abductor pollicis longus (APL) and extensor pollicis brevis (EPB) becomes thickened and tight
The extensor pollicis longus and the abductor pollicis longus attached primarily to the interosseous ligament (81% and 62%, respectively).
The flexor pollicis longus, the extensor pollicis longus, and the abductor pollicis longus usually supply the necessary stability.