superficial palmar branch of radial artery


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su·per·fi·cial pal·mar branch of ra·di·al ar·ter·y

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the superficial palmar branch of the radial artery that supplies the thenar muscles then enters the palm to communicate with the superficial palmar arch from the ulnar artery.
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It runs a superficial course in the arm and forearm, passes superficial to the flexor retinaculam and terminates by forming the superficial palmar arch along with the superficial palmar branch of radial artery.
In complete arch group, 04 limbs (10%) had a blood supply from both ulnar artery & superficial palmar branch of radial artery but without an anastomosis with each other, while in 02 limbs, instead of superficial palmar branch of radial, it was median artery was a source of blood supply along with ulnar artery again without anastomosis with each other.
Type A: The classical radio ulnar arch is formed by superficial palmar branch of radial artery and the larger ulnar artery.
Type A: Both superficial palmar branch of radial artery and ulnar artery take part in supplying palm and fingers but in doing so, fails to anastomose.
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