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Relation of Palmaris Longus agenesis with laterality of hand

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H.M.F.J. Nazeefa ,

Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, Eastern University, LK
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M. Thayabaran,

Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, Eastern University, LK
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R. Rajavarman

Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, Eastern University, LK
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Abstract

Palmaris longus is a small vestigial muscle present in the flexor compartment of forearm and shows greater variability. Palmaris longus tendon graft has a growing interest in constructive surgeries. However, Palmaris longus agenesis is seen among different ethnic groups in different countries and the prevalence of absence varies from 4% to 63.9%. It shows variation with laterality of the hand as well.

How to Cite: Nazeefa HMFJ, Thayabaran M, Rajavarman R. Relation of Palmaris Longus agenesis with laterality of hand. Sri Lanka Anatomy Journal. 2018;2(2):53. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/slaj.v2i2.15
Published on 03 Dec 2018.

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