Layer 3 of palm - Palmar aponeurosis layer 


These layers are imaginary, based on dissections of the palm. This layer contains the following

Layer 3: Palmar aponeurosis layer and deep fascia contains

1 palmar aponeurosis  
2 palmaris brevis 
3 ulnar artery  
4 pisiform 
5 abductor pollicis brevis
6 flexor pollicis  brevis  
7 cephalic vein  
8 flexor digitorum superficialis tendon 
9 flexor digitorum superficialis 
common digital branches of median nerve  
11 1st palmar metacarpal artery 
proper digital branches  of median nerve
13 proper digital arteries  for ring and middle fingers  14 flexor tendon
15  ulnar artery 
16 abductor digiti minimi
17 extensor carpi radialis longus tendon 
18 long flexor tendons 
19 flexor digiti minimi  
20 flexor carpi ulnaris tendon

Other links

bulletPalmar aponeurosis
bulletCommon digital nerves and vessels
bulletThenar space exposing

abductor pollicis brevis and flexor pollicis  brevis

bulletHypothenar space exposing-

abductor digiti minimi and

flexor digiti minimi

bulletUlnar nerve


DIGITAL LOCATOR OF PALM: Layer 1 Layer of skin of palm. Layer 2 Layer of superficial fascia of palm. Layer 3 Layer of palmar aponeurosis.  Layer 4 Layer of superficial palmar arch. Layer 5 Layer of superficial flexor tendons. Layer 6. Layer of deep flexor tendons. Layer 7 Layer of adductor pollicis. Layer 8 Layer of deep palmar arch. Layer 9 Layer of interossei and joints. Layer 10 Display bones of hand. Roll over to label; click to display, click the blinking end page to open palm page.

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