Scaphoid Bone

Scaphoid Bone The structure indicated is the scaphoid bone. There are three groups of bones in the hand: Carpal bones (8 in total) Metacarpal bones Phalanges The carpal bones are separated into two rows: Proximal row Distal row The scaphoid bone is one of four bones in the proximal row of carpals (scaphoid, lunate, triquetrum, pisiform). The lunate bone is located centrally in the wrist between the scaphoid and triquetral bones. It gets its name from its crescent shape (lunar = relating to the moon). It has the following articulations: Proximal: Radius Distal: trapezoid and trapezium Medial: capitate and lunate …

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