Palm layer 7



We have now reached the adductor pollicis layer. To recap we have removed the flexor retinaculum, carpal tunnel, long flexor tendons, thenar muscles and hypothenar muscle. This is the deep branch of ulnar artery and nerve, palmar metacarpal arteries, adductor pollicis- its oblique head and its transverse head. Palmar ligaments of metacarpophalangeal joints, adductor pollicis compartment which contains the adductor pollicis. Adductor pollicis layer therefore consist of the following- adductor pollicis, deep branch of ulnar artery, and nerve, palmar metacarpal arteries, palmar ligaments of metacarpophalangeal joints.





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