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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy in Cross Section: Section 4. Upper Limb

Atlas of Human Anatomy in Cross Section: Section 4. Upper Limb

Plate 4.39

Ronald A. Bergman, Ph.D., Adel K. Afifi, M.D., Jean J. Jew, M.D., and Paul C. Reimann, B.S.
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Plate 4.39

Upper Left Quadrant

Lower Left Quadrant

Lower Right Quadrant

Upper Right Quadrant

1. Tendons mm. flexores digitorum superficialis and profundus
2. Fibrous digital sheath
3. Proper palmar digital a. and nerve

4. Dorsal digital a.
5. Dorsal digital (extensor) expansion
6. Proximal phalanx, third digit
7. Dorsal digital (extensor) expansion
8. Periosteum

9. Proximal phalanx, fourth digit
10. Dorsal digital (extensor) expansion
11. Dorsal digital a.

12. Proper palmar digital a.
13. Fibrous digital sheath
14. Tendons mm. flexores digitorum superficialis and profundus
15. Proper palmar digital a. and nerve

This section passes through the proximal phalanx (6, 9) of the third and fourth digits. The fibrous digital sheaths (2, 13) are identified.

Proper palmer digital arteries and nerves (3, 15) are identified.

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