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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Reconstruction of finger composite defects with perforator free flap from the superficial palmar branch of radial artery. Turk J Plast Surg 2018;26:44-9.
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. [FIGURE 1A, 1B, 2]
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.
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