RADIO

It is the lateral bone of the forearm. It is the shortest of the two bones of the forearm. It articulates proximally with the humerus and ulna and distally with the carpal bones and ulna. It has two epiphyses and one diaphysis.

Proximal Epiphysis

 Head & #8211; It is cylindrical and articulates with the humerus chapter

 Glenoid Cavity & #8211; Articulates with the chapter (humerus)

 Lap of the Radio & #8211; Round, smooth, strangled portion located below the head

 Radial Tuberosity & #8211; Medially located eminence, in which the biceps brachii tendon inserts

Distal Epiphysis

 Ulnar notch & #8211; Articular face to the ulna

 Carpal Notch & #8211; It is concave, smooth and articulates with the scaphoid and semilunar bone.

 Styloid Process & #8211; Conical projection

Diaphysis

It has three borders and three faces.

Borders:

 Interosseous Edge

 Previous Edge

 Dorsal Edge

Faces:

 Previous Face

 Dorsal Face

 Side face

THE Articulated radioand with four bones: the Humerus, the Ulna, the Scaphoid and the Semilunar.

Proximal Joints of the RadioDistal Joints of the Radio

RADIO & #8211; PREVIOUS, BACK AND MEDIAL VIEWS
 Radio - Anterior, Posterior and Medial Views
Source: SOBOTTA, Johannes. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 21st. Rio de Janeiro: Guanabara Koogan, 2000.

 

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