Trapezium Bone

Trapezium Bone The structure indicated is the trapezium bone of the hand. 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 trapezium bone is located in the distal row of carpal bones. There are four bones in the distal row: Trapezium Trapezoid Capitate Hamate The trapezium bone articulates with the 1st metacarpal of the thumb. It’s easy to confuse the location of the trapezium with the adjacent and similarly named trapezoid bone. A way to remember where the trapezium …

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