deep palmar branch of ulnar artery


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deep pal·mar branch of ul·nar ar·ter·y

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branch of the ulnar artery that supplies the hypothenar muscles then passes into the palm deep to the long flexor tendons and anastomoses with the deep palmar arch from the radial artery.
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The deep palmar branch of ulnar artery gave proper digital artery to little finger.
In 22 limbs, it was only inferior deep palmar branch of ulnar artery which formed deep palmar arch, in 13 cases the superior branch which contributed to formation of deep palmar arch.
In one limb the radial artery dipped in 2nd intermetacarpal space and took part in formation of deep palmar arch with superior deep palmar branch of ulnar artery.
Type A: The deep palmar arch is formed by deep palmar branch of ulnar artery.

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