Layer 7 of palm - adductor pollicis layer 


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

1 middle digital flexor crease 

2 palmar ligaments of metacarpophalangeal joints 

3 3rd palmar interosseous

4 4th palmar interosseous 

5 adductor pollicis (transverse head) 

6 adductor pollicis (oblique head) 

7 lower fibers  of oblique head of adductor pollicis 

8 deep branch of radial artery 

9 radial artery

10 anatomical snuffbox  

11 pronator quadratus 

12 ulnar artery

13 ulnar nerve 

14 flexor carpi ulnaris tendon

15 pisiform 

16 deep branch of ulnar nerve/deep palmar branch of ulnar artery

17 palmar metacarpal arteries 

18 metacarpal I  

19 empty flexor tendons tunnel 

20  1st dorsal interosseus

bulletLayer 7: Adductor pollicis layer
bullet Adductor pollicis
bullet Deep palmar branch of ulnar
bulletMedial palmar metacarpal arteries
bullet Palmar ligaments of metacarpophalangeal joints


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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