palmar arch

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palmar arch

[′päm·ər ′ärch]
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Superficial Palmar Arch: 40 limbs studied, in which single superficial palmar arch are found in 38 limbs, 02 cases deviate from normal which are double superficial palmar arches.
It then runs along the ulnar border to the wrist, crosses the transverse carpal ligament on the radial side of the pisiform bone, and immediately beyond this bone divides into two branches, which enter into the formation of the superficial and deep palmar arches.
An angiogram revealed evidence of a bilateral obliterative vasculopathic process in the superficial and deep palmar arches in the upper limbs and thrombotic occlusion of bilateral popliteal arteries of the lower limbs.