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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Together with a hairless and thinner flap, for reconstruction of the tendon, tendon of the palmaris longus, for arterial reconstruction a pedicled and a flow-through flap containing the superficial palmar artery and for reconstruction of the nerve, one may use a pedicle which includes palmar cutaneous branches of the median nerve, superficial radial nerve, and lateral antebrachial nerve.
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