LIVING ANATOMY MEGAEXAMINER- [rollover and click to display]
|DIGITAL LOCATOR OF PALM: roll over mouse to label ; click to display page. Layers are as follows- Layer 1- skin; layer 2, superficial fascia, layer 3 palmar aponeurosis, layer 4- layer of superficial palmar arch, layer 5 superficial flexor tendons, layer 6 deep flexor tendons, layer 7 adductor pollicis layer , layer 8- deep palmar arch layer, layer 9- layer of interossei; layer 10- layer of bones||Skin of palm|
Palm- Living anatomy
Skin and living anatomy
This is thick and presented with numerous flexor creases and lines which form dermatoglyphs that are used in modern times as finger prints. The flexor creases are characteristically fixed in most individuals and occur at the joints of the hand which may include the metacarpophalangeal joint, and the interphalangeal joints.
They carry superficial vessels and nerves
The above are branches of three main nerves and vessels.
palmar cutaneous branch
palmar cutaneous of ulnar nerve
Radial nerve supplies the proximal aspect of the thumb with cutaneous nerves
|Palm dissector||Palm locator||Palm rotator|
|1 thenar eminence 2 hypothenar eminence||ulnar nerve (yellow), median nerve (red, radial nerve (blue)|