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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 12: Figure 5

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Volar surface of the right hand with its palmar fascia (palmar aponeurosis).

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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Volar surface of the right hand with its palmar fascia (palmar aponeurosis)

a) Radius.
b) Pisiform bone.
c) Thenar eminence.
d) Hypothenar eminence.

  1. m. palmaris brevis.
  2. m. palmaris longus.
  3. volar carpal ligament communis.
  4. volar carpal ligament proprius.
  5. Palmar aponeurosis.
  6. Tendon of palmar aponeurosis.
  7. Transverse palmar ligament.
  8. vaginae and ligaments of mm. flexor muscles.
  9. tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris.
  10. tendon of m. flexor carpi radialis.
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