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Proximal Commissural Ligament
Connective Tissue

Proximal Commissural Ligament

Ligamentum commissuralis proximalis

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


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


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

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