Palm layer 2


2. Layer of superficial fascia

This is layer 2 of the palm. It is the layer of superficial fascia. To recap we have removed the skin and its constituent parts such as the skin of the roof of the thenar space, hypothenar space, midpalmar space and exposed the structures below the skin which includes the superficial fascia. We have also exposed the palmar branches of the palmar branches of median nerve and ulnar nerves, proper digital nerves of hand, palmar digital veins, and the palmar venous plexus. In sum we have exposed the superficial fascia which includes the following structures- the palmar branches of median nerve and ulnar nerves together with the lateral cutaneous of forearm, proper digital nerves, palmar digital veins, and the palmar venous plexus. The layer of superficial fascia contains the following structures-[palmar branch of median nerve, palmar branch of ulnar nerve, lateral cutaneous nerve of forearm, superficial branch of radial nerve, palmar venous plexus, digital branch of median nerve, digital branch of ulnar nerve, proper digital nerve, and palmar venous plexus]

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