What Causes Pain In The Crease Of Leg?

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Definition

A simian crease is a single line that runs across the palm of the hand. People usually have three creases in their palms.

The term "simian crease" is not used much anymore since it tends to have a negative meaning (it refers to monkey or ape). The crease is usually just referred to as a single palmar crease.


Alternative Names

Single palmar crease; Transverse palmar crease; Palmar crease


Considerations

Strong lines (called palmar flexion creases) appear on the palms of the hands and soles...

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