Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus I: Muscular System: Alphabetical Listing of Muscles: P
The palmaris brevis may be doubled and may simulate a soft-tissue tumor of the hand.
Syn.: m. palmaris cutaneus, cavo quadrata manus, Peaucier de la main (Cruveilhier).
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Thomas, Jr., C.G. (1958) Clinical manifestations of an accessory palmaris muscle. J. Bone Joint Surg. A 40:929-930.
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