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thenar

[′thē‚när]
(anatomy)
The ball of the thumb.
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MRI showed a mass lesion in the thenar eminence which was suppressed on STIR images (Fig.
The color of most of the area of the palmar surface was light and the colors of the thenar eminence, antithenar eminence, and 2/3 part in the centre of the palm closely adjacent to antithenar eminence were darkest and the light reflex was strongest.
An eighteen year old male patient presented with asymptomatic multiple punctate papular lesions over thenar eminence of left hand for 1year which gradually spread in a linear fashion to involve the flexor aspect of left thumb.
* Late in the course of CTS, physical exam findings typically include decreased sensation in the fingers innervated by the median nerve, sparing the thenar eminence. (A loss of sensation in the thenar eminence suggests the presence of a lesion proximal to the carpal tunnel, rather than CTS itself.