superficial branch of ulnar nerve


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su·per·fi·cial branch of ul·nar nerve

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl branch ŭl'năr nĕrv)
Branch supplying skin of palmar aspect of little finger and medial half of ring finger, portion of the palm proximal to them, and the palmaris brevis muscle.
Synonym(s): ramus superficialis nervi ulnaris.
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The superficial branch of ulnar nerve (SBUN), given the common palmar digital nerve of the fourth interosseous space, where it divides into ulnar proper palmar digital nerve of the ring finger and the radial proper palmar digital nerve of the little toe, as well as issue the proper palmar digital nerve finger ulnar latter (Pacheco & Olave, 2009).
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