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Give a brief summary of the reversed palmaris longus muscle. Be sure to include details related to the gross anatomy and clinical relevance of this variation.

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Considered to be one of the most variable muscles in the body, the palmaris longus has numerous documented variations. While the most common variation of palmaris longus is its complete absence (from one or both limbs), the reversed palmaris longus (palmaris longus inversus) variation is particularly interesting from a clinical perspective.

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This solution consists of over 200 words and summarizes the reversed palmaris longus muscle variation. This is a summary of the gross anatomical features and clinical relevance of the muscle.