Bones of the hand

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BONES OF HAND

The hand is divided into carpus, metacarpal and phalanges.

Carpal bones

There are eight bones distributed in two rows: Proximal and Distal.

Carpal bones

 Proximal RowScaphoid, Semilunar, Pyramidal and Pisiform

Proximal Carpal Row Bones

 Distal Row: TrapezeTrapezoid, Capitate and Hamate

Bones of the Distal Carpal Row

Metacarpal Bones

It consists of 5 metacarpal bones that are numbered in the lateromedial direction in I, II, III, IV and V and correspond to the fingers of the hand. Considered long bones, they have a proximal epiphysis that is the base, a diaphysis (body) and a distal epiphysis that is the head.

Metacarpal Bones

Phalanges

Finger Bones

Feature 14 phalanges:

2nd to 5th fingers:

 1st Phalanx (Proximal)

 2nd Phalanx (Average)

 3rd Phalanx (Distal)

Thumb:

 1st Phalanx (Proximal)

 2nd Phalanx (Distal)

 

HAND & #8211; PREVIOUS VIEW
 Hand - Anterior View
Source: NETTER, Frank H .. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 2 ed. Porto Alegre: Artmed, 2000.
HAND & #8211; BACK VIEW
 Hand - Rear View
Source: NETTER, Frank H .. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 2 ed. Porto Alegre: Artmed, 2000.
HAND & #8211; Carpal Bones
 Hand - Carpal Bones
Source: NETTER, Frank H .. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 2 ed. Porto Alegre: Artmed, 2000.

 

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