palmar aponeurosis


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palmar aponeurosis

[′päm·ər ‚ap·ə·nə′rōs·əs]
(anatomy)
Bundles of fibrous connective tissue which radiate from the tendons of the deep fascia of the forearm toward the proximal ends of the fingers.
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It is located just deep to palmar aponeurosis and superficial to digital branches of the median nerve, long flexor tendons, and lumbricals.
Palmar aponeurosis, dissected longitudinally after identifying transverse carpal ligaments.
In the region of the wrist the muscle fibers ended and a tendon continued into the palmar aponeurosis.
The transverse carpal ligament, which is deep to the longitudinal fibres of the superficial palmar aponeurosis, is divided and the underlying median nerve identified.
Entrapment may occur at various locations, the most common being at the site of the A1 pulley and the palmar aponeurosis pulley.
Dupuytren disease (DD) is a connective tissue disorder characterized by contracture involving the palmar aponeurosis (PA).