Blood supply of the digital sheath.

  title={Blood supply of the digital sheath.},
  author={S Gajisin and Marek Bednarkiewicz and A Zbrodowski},
  journal={Chirurgie de la main},
  volume={17 2},
One hundred upper extremities from fresh human cadavers aged 20 to 80 years were injected with coloured latex or Indian ink and gelatin. Under the dissecting microscope two main and one occasional source of vascularization of the digital sheath were identified. Originating from the digitopalmar arches, from the proper palmar digital arteries and occasionally from the arcus palmaris superficialis, a complex arterial system supplies the various parts of the digital sheath. The best vascularized… CONTINUE READING