Loyola University Medical Education Network Dissection of the Hand

Step 1
Skin the palm of the hand to expose the palmar aponeurosis and the superficial palmar arch.
Each of the steps in the dissection includes more specific instructions for the dissection of that step. The buttons below provide lists of all the structures that will be dissected in this session.


Step 2
Open the carpal tunnel.
Step 3
Dissect the deep compartment of the hand.

John A. McNulty, Ph.D.
Last Updated: Apr 28, 2011
Created: Dec 30, 1996