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Proximal Commissural Ligament
Connective Tissue

Proximal Commissural Ligament

Ligamentum commissuralis proximalis

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Structure

The proximal commissural ligament consists of a fascial extension of the transverse fibers of the palmar aponeurosis (Standring, 2016).

Function

The proximal commissural ligament prevents separation of the web space between the thumb and the index finger (Standring, 2016).

List of Clinical Correlates

—Dupuytren's contracture

References

Standring, S. (2016) Gray's Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice. Gray's Anatomy Series 41st edn.: Elsevier Limited.

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