• Carpometacarpal joints
  • Carpometacarpal ligaments (dorsal+palmar)
  • Metacarpal ligaments (dorsal+palmar)
Carpometacarpal ligament (dorsal + palmar)- Dorsal and palmar aspect of distal row of carpus
- Dorsal and palmar portions of base of metacarpals 2-5- Stabilise the carpometacarpal joints
Metacarpal ligaments (dorsal + palmar)- Transverse ligaments between the metacarpals
- Arise from the dorsal and palmar surface of each metacarpal bone
- Adjacent doral and palmar surfaces of each metacarpal- Stabilise the metacarpals together