origin: posterior surface of lateral epicondyle of humerus;
insertion: lateral side of olecranon process and posterior surface of proximal portion of ulna;
action: extension and pronation of the forearm at the elbow;
nerve supply: radial, C5, C6;
synergist: triceps brachii
The aconeus muscle flap: its anatomy and clinical application.
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 1:53 pm