superficial palmar arch


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superficial palmar arch

An arch in the palm forming the termination of the ulnar artery.
See also: arch
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Already in 1816, Meckel mentioned two cases of a peculiar variation of the superficial brachioradial artery which bifurcated within the cubital fossa into a thicker lateral branch, obviously a radial artery, and a thinner medial branch, running subcutaneously and terminating in the superficial palmar arch.
1] The continuation of SUA as superficial palmar arch by passing superficial to flexor retinaculum, as observed by us is the usual mode of termination.
Association of the absence of the palmaris longus tendon with an anomalous superficial palmar arch in the human hand.
sup][11] Peripheral artery bypass is a good alternative in the vasoocclusive disease of the superficial palmar arch and tarsal arch, and also in relieving symptoms in lower limb larger arterial occlusive disease.

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