palmar crease

pal·mar crease

any of the several flexion creases normally found on the palm of the hand, occurring proximal to, but as a consequence of flexion at, the metacarpophalangeal joints.

palmar crease

a normal groove across the palm of the hand.
References in periodicals archive ?
Finger range of motion was measured as the distance of fingertip to distal palmar crease in millimeters.
These include microcephaly, short palpebral fissures, the long smooth philtrum and thin vermilion of the upper lip, joint anomalies, altered palmar crease pattern, and mental retardation.
The malformations that occurred in infants who were exposed to sumatriptan in the first trimester included abnormal head circumference, single palmar crease and systolic murmur; moderate craniosynostosis; cerebral abnormality with developmental delay; partial deft lip; ventricular septal defects; biliary atresia; diaphragmatic hernia; pyloric stenosis; anterior displacement of anus; hip dysplasia; Polydactyly; malformation of left hand; and Down syndrome.
The malformations that occurred in infants who were exposed to sumatriptan in the first trimester included abnormal head circumference, single palmar crease and systolic murmur; moderate craniosynostosis; cerebral abnormality with developmental delay; partial cleft lip; ventricular septal defects (4); biliary atresia; diaphragmatic hernia; pyloric stenosis (3); anterior displacement of anus; hip dysplasia; Polydactyly; malformation of left hand; and Down syndrome (3).
Tinel's sign isolates the median nerve at the carpal tunnel by percussing it at the distal palmar crease.
If found in the palmar creases they are called palmar crease xanthomata (Fig.
Subjects made a fist and the distance from the tip of the fifth distal phalange to the distal palmar crease were measured.
This was done through a lengthy transverse incision on the line of the distal palmar crease, with the palmar skin being raised as a full thickness skin graft.
Physical examination revealed mild pallor of the mucous membranes, generalised hyperpigmentation involving the face, oral mucosa and the palmar creases, and absence of peripheral lymphadenopathy.
The patient had features that included low-set ears, bilateral transverse palmar creases, and a wide space between the first and second toes.
The palmar creases or "skin joints" do not correspond to the underlying bony joints but anchor the skin during grasp.