metacarpal artery


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Noun1.metacarpal artery - dorsal and palmar arteries of the handmetacarpal artery - dorsal and palmar arteries of the hand
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
hand, manus, mitt, paw - the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt"
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[15,16] Atasoy flap (transverse and dorsal oblique tip amputations), [17] Kutler flap (V-Y advancement flaps from both sides of the finger is midlateral distal amputations), [18] first dorsal metacarpal artery flap (kite flap), [19] cross-finger flap (in volar soft-tissue defects), [20] thenar and hypothenar flaps (pulp and fingertip defects in young patients), [18] digital artery perforator flap (transverse or side oblique fingertip defects with exposed bone), [7] are among the most commonly used options which can be performed in emergency settings.
During routine dissection of the right upper limb of a 55-year-old male cadaver, we observed that the superficial palmar arch (SPA) is formed by the ulnar artery and completed by the first dorsal metacarpal artery. After completing the arch, dorsal metacarpal artery continued as princeps pollicis artery for the thumb.
One was left to heal by second intention, and one case was repaired by a dorsal metacarpal artery flap.
They often include the dorsal and volar metacarpal artery as well as digital arteries and have a large amount of versatility in coverage of larger injuries to the digits and hand (Fig.
Variations of the dorsal metacarpal artery perforator in the fourth web preclude the safe utilization of this local flap option.