Length and width of the tendinous portion of the palmaris longus: a cadaver study of adult Japanese.

@article{Ito2001LengthAW,
  title={Length and width of the tendinous portion of the palmaris longus: a cadaver study of adult Japanese.},
  author={Manabu Ito and Mitsuhiro Aoki and Masatoski Kida and Seiichi Ishii and Katsuji Kumaki and Shigeharu Tanaka},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={706-10}
}
We examined 72 forearms of 36 cadavers to measure the length and width of the tendinous portion of the palmaris longus in adult Japanese. The palmaris longus muscles were absent in both arms in 1 cadaver and in a unilateral arm in 1 cadaver. Double palmaris longus muscles were found in 1 arm in another cadaver. Most cadavers had a typical palmaris longus muscle and tendon shape. The mean length and width of the tendons were 124.6 +/- 17.0 and 4.5 +/- 0.7 mm, respectively, in male specimens and… CONTINUE READING

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