The cutaneous innervation of the palm: an anatomic study of the ulnar and median nerves.

Twenty-five fresh-frozen cadaveric hands without obvious deformity were dissected using 3.5x loupe magnification. Median and ulnar nerves were identified in the proximal forearm and dissected distally to the midpalm. Cutaneous branches of median and ulnar nerves were described relative to an incision for carpal tunnel release. The palmar cutaneous branch of… CONTINUE READING