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Volar aspect of forearm

Course of ulnar nerve and artery in right forearm

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Volar aspect of forearm
Course of ulnar nerve and artery in right forearm
The flexor digitorum sublimis and flexor carpi ulnaris muscles have been removed.
1 . Flexor carpi radialis muscle (tendon)
2 . Radial artery
3 . Left pointer: Brachioradialis muscle (tendon) Right pointer: Extensor carpi radialis longus muscle
4 . Flexor pollicis longus muscle
5 . Flexor digitorum superficialis (radial head)
6 . Pronator teres muscle (insertion)
7 . Supinator muscle
8 . Anterior interosseous nerve
9 . Median nerve
10 . Ulnar nerve
11 . Brachialis muscle
12 . Medial epicondyle of humerus
13 . Olecranon
14 . Flexor digitorum superficialis (humeral head)
15 . Pronator teres muscle (ulnar head)
16 . Dorsal recurrent ulnar artery
17 . Muscular branch of ulnar nerve (to flexor digitorum profundus muscle)
18 . Ulnar nerve
19 . Anastomotic branch between median and ulnar nerves
20 . Ulnar artery
21 . Flexor digitorum profundus muscle
22 . Flexor digitorum profundus muscle
23 . Flexor carpi ulnaris muscle (tendon)
24 . Fascia within carpal tunnel