palmar aponeurosis

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pal·mar ap·o·neu·ro·sis

the thickened, central portion of the deep palmar fascia; it radiates toward the bases of the fingers from an apical attachment to the transverse carpal ligament, usually as a continuation of the tendon of the palmaris longus muscle.
See also: palmar fascia.

palmar aponeurosis

Etymology: L, palma + Gk, apo, from, neuron, nerve
a sheet of fascia under the skin of the palm and surrounding the muscles. Also called palmar fascia.
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Palmar aponeurosis


Baron Guillaume, French surgeon and surgical pathologist, 1777-1835.
Dupuytren amputation - amputation of the arm at the shoulder joint.
Dupuytren canal - one of the veins in the diploë of the cranial bones. Synonym(s): diploic vein
Dupuytren contracture - a disease of the palmar fascia resulting in thickening and shortening of fibrous bands on the palmar surface of the hand and fingers.
Dupuytren diathesis
Dupuytren disease of the foot - nodular fibroblastic proliferation in plantar fascia of one or both feet. Synonym(s): plantar fibromatosis
Dupuytren enterotome
Dupuytren exostosis
Dupuytren fascia - the thickened, central portion of the fascia ensheathing the hand. Synonym(s): palmar aponeurosis
Dupuytren fracture - fracture of lower part of fibula, with dislocation of ankle. Synonym(s): Pott I syndrome
Dupuytren hydrocele - bilocular hydrocele in which the sac fills the scrotum and also extends into the abdominal cavity beneath the peritoneum.
Dupuytren knife
Dupuytren operation
Dupuytren sign - (1) in congenital dislocation, free up-and-down movement of the head of the femur occurring upon intermittent traction; - (2) a crackling sensation on pressure over the bone in certain cases of sarcoma.
Dupuytren splint
Dupuytren suture - a continuous Lembert suture.
Dupuytren tourniquet - an instrument for compression of the abdominal aorta.
References in periodicals archive ?
Biomechanical Properties and Type III Collagen Content of Tendons, Control Palmar Aponeurosis, and Differently Involved Palmar Aponeurosis From Patients With Dupuytren Disease
Dupuytren's contracture: morphology and biochemical changes in palmar aponeurosis.
1) Palmaris Longus tenses the palmar aponeurosis thus stabilizes the palmar skin in grasping the object.
The work appeared in the London Medical and Surgical Journal in 1832, detailing the surgical treatment for an affection of the palmar aponeurosis (Dupuytren contracture).
Palmar aponeurosis was exposed and separated from flexor retinaculum.