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Clinical Study

The Variation in the Absence of the Palmaris Longus in a Multiethnic Population of the United States: An Epidemiological Study

Table 2

Gender compared to absence of the PL.

GenderBilaterally absent PLUnilaterally absent PLNo absence of PL

Male ( )19 (6.6%) 22 (7.6%) 247 (85.8%) 0.369a
Female ( )20 (8.8%)23 (10.1%)185 (81.1%)

Total ( ) 39 (7.6%)45 (8.7%)432 (83.7%)

aChi-squared ( , df = 2).
PL: palmaris longus.

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