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.
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Finger range of motion was measured as the distance of fingertip to distal palmar crease in millimeters.
Therefore, the surgical treatment has gained value, with the use of minimally invasive endoscopic and open surgical approach on the palmar crease at the wrist level.
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 Physical findings to look in these children include: mongoloid facies, brachycephaly, depressed nasal bridge, protruding tongue, small low set ears, upward slanted eyes with epicanthal fold, short neck, short and broad hands, transverse single palmar crease, hypotonia and delayed milestones.
noted a statistically significant correlation between haemoglobin concentration and the colour tint of the lower eyelid conjunctiva, nail-bed rubor, nail-bed blanching, and palmar crease rubor3.
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).
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.
The splints do not extend past the palmar crease, which allows for a full range of finger motion.
Subjects made a fist and the distance from the tip of the fifth distal phalange to the distal palmar crease were measured.