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.
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Aetiology being 5 post burn contracture and 1 post-traumatic scar contracture limited distal to distal palmar crease. Contracture release was done for all patients, following which for 3 patients, raw area was covered with instep grafting and 3 patients had full thickness grafting of defect.
She says some of the more common physical characteristics include a flattened face, especially the bridge of the nose, almond-shaped eyes that slant upwards, a short neck, small ears, a tongue that tends to stick out of the mouth, tiny white spots on the iris (coloured part) of the eye, small hands and feet, a single line across the palm of the hand (palmar crease), small pinky fingers that sometimes curve toward the thumb, poor muscle tone or loose joints, and short stature.
The palmar cutaneous branch of the median nerve (PCBMN) origins from the medial margin of the median nerve (MN) 3 to 8 cm proximal to the wrist palmar crease. It remains connected to the MN for a few millimeters and thenceforward separates as a cutaneous branch, emerging underneath or distal to the flexor digitorum superficialis (FDS) muscle.
He was noted to have downslanted palpebral fissures, low-set and posteriorly rotated ears, wide space nipples, palmar crease, small hands and feet, rocker bottom feet, overgrowth 2nd toes, and overlapping 3rd and 4th toes (Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5).
Notable dysmorphic features included transverse palmar crease on her left hand, tongue thrusting, a flat nasal bridge, and upslanting palpebral fissures.
A standard longitudinal incision was made overlying palmar aspect of the small finger MCP joint from the distal palmar crease to the palmodigital crease distally.
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 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).