Volar aspect of right hand

Insertions of flexor tendons

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Volar aspect of right hand
Insertions of flexor tendons
The digital tendon sheaths have been opened and the flexor tendons elevated. The hand is viewed somewhat from its medial aspect.
1 . Heavy fascial bands extending along sides of fingers
2 . Flexor digitorum profundus muscle (tendon of insertion)
3 . Flexor pollicis longus muscle (insertion)
4 . Proximal limit of synovial sheath of third finger
5 . Adductor pollicis muscle (transverse head)
6 . Flexor digitorum superficialis (tendons of insertion)
7 . Flexor pollicis brevis muscle (deep head)
8 . Lumbrical muscles
9 . Flexor digiti minimi muscle
10 . Abductor digiti minimi muscle
11 . Ligament of digital sheath (cut edge)
12 . Vincula longa
13 . Vincula brevia