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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Volar aspect of right hand

Superficial volar arch

Image #101-4

KEYWORDS: Hand and fingers, Peripheral nervous system, Vasculature.

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Volar aspect of right hand
Superficial volar arch
The palmar aponeurosis has been partially resected. The volar superficial branch of the radial artery did not contribute to the superficial volar arch in this specimen.
1 . Anterior radial index artery
2 . Adductor pollicis muscle
3 . Left pointer: Lumbrical muscle I Right pointer: Septum between palmar aponeurosis and anterior interosseous fascia
4 . Flexor pollicis brevis muscle
5 . Proper palmar digital nerves of median nerve
6 . Abductor pollicis brevis muscle
7 . Left pointer: Muscular branch of median nerve (recurrent branch) Right pointer: Common palmar digital nerve of median nerve
8 . Superficial palmar arch
9 . Palmar Cutaneous branch of median nerve
10 . Transverse carpal ligament
11 . Flexor carpi radialis muscle (tendon of insertion)
12 . Palmaris longus muscle (tendon of insertion)
13 . Anterior carpal ligament
14 . Ulnar artery
15 . Deep branch of ulnar nerve
16 . Deep anterior branch ulnar artery
17 . Palmaris brevis muscle (reflected medially)
18 . Common palmar digital nerve of ulnar nerve
19 . Proper palmar digital nerve of ulnar nerve
20 . Opponens digiti minimi muscle
21 . Proper palmar digital artery
22 . Palmar aponeurosis (cut off)
23 . Common palmar digital arteries
24 . Transverse fascicle of palmar aponeurosis