Dec. 3rd, 2009

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No man's land
the area between the distal crease of the palm and the proximal end of the middle phalanx. Also known as Zone 2.

I know the definition above may not quite be in English for everybody, so here's the illustration. I had to think this one over, myself.


Don't ask me why it's called that. It's not in the medical dictionary and not in Wikipedia except as pertains to World War I. I have no idea. Maybe before the days of arthroscopic surgery you didn't fool around with the flexor tendons, I don't know.

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