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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 13: Figure 5

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Volar surface of the right hand, from which the aponeurosis and proximal muscles have been removed.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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Volar surface of the right hand

a) Os pisiform.
b) Volar carpal ligament (proper).
c) Os metacarpal, pollicis.

  1. m. abductor pollicis brevis.
  2. m. flexor pollicis brevis.
  3. m. opponens pollicis.
  4. m. adductor pollicis.
  5. m. flexor pollicis longus.
  6. m. abductor digiti minimi.
  7. m. flexor digiti minimi brevis.
  8. mm. flexor digitorum communis.
  9. Tendons of m. flexor digitorum superficialis (s. perforati).
  10. Tendons of m. flexor digitorum profundus (s. perforantis).
  11. m. lumbrical I (arises from the tendon of the preceding muscle and inserts on the radial side of the first phalanx).
  12. m. lumbrical II (arises from the tendon of the preceding muscleand inserts on the radial side of the first phalanx).
  13. m. lumbrical III (arising from the tendon of the preceding muscle and inserts on the radial side of the first phalanx).
  14. m. lumbrical IV (arises from the tendon of the preceding muscle and inserts on the radial side of the first phalanx).
  15. Tendon of m. flexor carpi radialis.
  16. m. pronator quadratus.
  17. m. flexor carpi ulnaris.
  18. m. interosseous I, palmar.
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