Princeps pollicis artery arising from the superficial palmar arch.

  title={Princeps pollicis artery arising from the superficial palmar arch.},
  author={Marious Loukas and Shane R. Tubbs and Robert G. Louis and Nihal Apaydin},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  volume={50 11},
We present a 48-year-old male cadaver in which the right superficial palmar arterial arch had no contribution from the radial artery and terminated by giving rise to a common trunk for the princeps pollicis and radialis indicis arteries. The dorsal radial artery of the thumb was absent and no arterial supply was provided by the radial artery. Accordingly, the entire arterial supply to the right thumb was provided by the superficial palmar arterial arch, which was composed solely of the ulnar… CONTINUE READING


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