Atlas of Wrist MRI Anatomy

This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on wrist MRI.

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Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 1. 1, Flexor carpi ulnaris m & t. 2, Ulna. 3, Extensor carpi ulnaris t. 4, Extensor digiti minimi t. 5, Extensor digitorum & indicis tt. 7, Radius. 8, Extensor carpi radialis brevis t. 9, Extensor carpi radialis longus t. 10, Cephalic vein. 11, Extensor pollicis brevis t & Abductor pollicis longus t. 12, Flexor pollicis longus tendon. 13, Median nerve. 14, Flexor carpi radialis tendon. 15, Palmaris longus t. 16, Flexor digitorum superficialis tendons. 17, Flexor digitorum profundus tendons. 18, Ulnar nerve & Ulnar artery.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 1. 1, Flexor carpi ulnaris m & t. 2, Ulna. 3, Extensor carpi ulnaris t. 4, Extensor digiti minimi t. 5, Extensor digitorum & indicis tt. 7, Radius. 8, Extensor carpi radialis brevis t. 9, Extensor carpi radialis longus t. 10, Cephalic vein. 11, Extensor pollicis brevis t & Abductor pollicis longus t. 12, Flexor pollicis longus tendon. 13, Median nerve. 14, Flexor carpi radialis tendon. 15, Palmaris longus t. 16, Flexor digitorum superficialis tendons. 17, Flexor digitorum profundus tendons. 18, Ulnar nerve & Ulnar artery.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 2. 1, Flexor carpi ulnaris m & t. 2, Ulna. 3, Extensor carpi ulnaris t. 4, Extensor digiti minimi t. 5, Extensor digitorum & indicis tt. 6, Extensor pollicis longus tendon. 7, Radius. 8, Extensor carpi radialis brevis t. 9, Extensor carpi radialis longus t. 10, Cephalic vein. 11, Extensor pollicis brevis t & Abductor pollicis longus t. 12, Flexor pollicis longus tendon. 13, Median nerve. 14, Flexor carpi radialis tendon. 15, Palmaris longus t. 16, Flexor digitorum superficialis tendons. 17, Flexor digitorum profundus tendons. 18, Ulnar nerve & Ulnar artery.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 3. 1, Flexor carpi ulnaris m & t. 2, Ulna. 3, Extensor carpi ulnaris t. 4, Extensor digiti minimi t. 5, Extensor digitorum & indicis tt. 6, Extensor pollicis longus tendon. 7, Radius. 8, Extensor carpi radialis brevis t. 9, Extensor carpi radialis longus t. 10, Cephalic vein. 11, Extensor pollicis brevis t & Abductor pollicis longus t. 12, Flexor pollicis longus tendon. 13, Median nerve. 14, Flexor carpi radialis tendon. 15, Palmaris longus t. 16, Flexor digitorum superficialis tendons. 17, Flexor digitorum profundus tendons. 18, Ulnar nerve & Ulnar artery. 33, Radial artery.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 4. 1, Flexor carpi ulnaris m & t. 2, Ulna. 3, Extensor carpi ulnaris t. 4, Extensor digiti minimi t. 5, Extensor digitorum & indicis tt. 6, Extensor pollicis longus tendon. 7, Radius. 8, Extensor carpi radialis brevis t. 9, Extensor carpi radialis longus t. 10, Cephalic vein. 11, Extensor pollicis brevis t & Abductor pollicis longus t. 12, Flexor pollicis longus tendon. 13, Median nerve. 14, Flexor carpi radialis tendon. 15, Palmaris longus t. 16, Flexor digitorum superficialis tendons. 17, Flexor digitorum profundus tendons. 18, Ulnar nerve & Ulnar artery. 33, Radial artery.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 5. 1, Flexor carpi ulnaris m & t. 2, Ulna. 3, Extensor carpi ulnaris t. 4, Extensor digiti minimi t. 5, Extensor digitorum & indicis tt. 6, Extensor pollicis longus tendon. 7, Radius. 8, Extensor carpi radialis brevis t. 9, Extensor carpi radialis longus t. 10, Cephalic vein. 12, Flexor pollicis longus tendon. 13, Median nerve. 14, Flexor carpi radialis tendon. 16, Flexor digitorum superficialis tendons. 17, Flexor digitorum profundus tendons. 18, Ulnar nerve & Ulnar artery. 33, Radial artery.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 6. 1, Flexor carpi ulnaris m & t. 2, Ulna. 3, Extensor carpi ulnaris t. 4, Extensor digiti minimi t. 5, Extensor digitorum & indicis tt. 6, Extensor pollicis longus tendon. 7, Radius. 8, Extensor carpi radialis brevis t. 9, Extensor carpi radialis longus t. 10, Cephalic vein. 12, Flexor pollicis longus tendon. 13, Median nerve. 14, Flexor carpi radialis tendon. 16, Flexor digitorum superficialis tendons. 17, Flexor digitorum profundus tendons. 18, Ulnar nerve & Ulnar artery. 19, Lunate.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 7. 1, Flexor carpi ulnaris m & t. 3, Extensor carpi ulnaris t. 4, Extensor digiti minimi t. 5, Extensor digitorum & indicis tt. 6, Extensor pollicis longus tendon. 7, Radius. 8, Extensor carpi radialis brevis t. 9, Extensor carpi radialis longus t. 10, Cephalic vein. 14, Flexor carpi radialis tendon. 16, Flexor digitorum superficialis tendons. 17, Flexor digitorum profundus tendons. 18, Ulnar nerve & Ulnar artery. 19, Lunate. 20, Triquetrum. 21, Scaphoid.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 8. 1, Flexor carpi ulnaris m & t. 3, Extensor carpi ulnaris t. 4, Extensor digiti minimi t. 5, Extensor digitorum & indicis tt. 6, Extensor pollicis longus tendon. 8, Extensor carpi radialis brevis t. 9, Extensor carpi radialis longus t. 10, Cephalic vein. 12, Flexor pollicis longus tendon. 14, Flexor carpi radialis tendon. 15, Palmaris longus t. 18, Ulnar nerve & Ulnar artery. 20, Triquetrum. 21, Scaphoid.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 9. 3, Extensor carpi ulnaris t. 4, Extensor digiti minimi t. 5, Extensor digitorum & indicis tt. 6, Extensor pollicis longus tendon. 8, Extensor carpi radialis brevis t. 9, Extensor carpi radialis longus t. 10, Cephalic vein. 13, Median nerve. 14, Flexor carpi radialis tendon. 20, Triquetrum. 21, Scaphoid. 22, Capitate. 23, Pisiform.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 10. 3, Extensor carpi ulnaris t. 4, Extensor digiti minimi t. 5, Extensor digitorum & indicis tt. 6, Extensor pollicis longus tendon. 8, Extensor carpi radialis brevis t. 9, Extensor carpi radialis longus t. 10, Cephalic vein. 13, Median nerve. 14, Flexor carpi radialis tendon. 18, Ulnar nerve & Ulnar artery. 20, Triquetrum. 21, Scaphoid. 22, Capitate. 23, Pisiform. 24, Hamate.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 11. 3, Extensor carpi ulnaris t. 4, Extensor digiti minimi t. 5, Extensor digitorum & indicis tt. 6, Extensor pollicis longus tendon. 8, Extensor carpi radialis brevis t. 9, Extensor carpi radialis longus t. 10, Cephalic vein. 13, Median nerve. 14, Flexor carpi radialis tendon. 21, Scaphoid. 22, Capitate. 23, Pisiform. 24, Hamate. 29, Flexor digitorum superficialis tendons & Flexor digitorum profundus tendons.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 12. 3, Extensor carpi ulnaris t. 4, Extensor digiti minimi t. 5, Extensor digitorum & indicis tt. 6, Extensor pollicis longus tendon. 8, Extensor carpi radialis brevis t. 9, Extensor carpi radialis longus t. 13, Median nerve. 14, Flexor carpi radialis tendon. 18, Ulnar nerve & Ulnar artery. 22, Capitate. 24, Hamate. 25, Trapezoid. 26, Trapezium.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 13. 3, Extensor carpi ulnaris t. 4, Extensor digiti minimi t. 5, Extensor digitorum & indicis tt. 6, Extensor pollicis longus tendon. 8, Extensor carpi radialis brevis t. 9, Extensor carpi radialis longus t. 13, Median nerve. 14, Flexor carpi radialis tendon. 18, Ulnar nerve & Ulnar artery. 22, Capitate. 24, Hamate. 25, Trapezoid. 26, Trapezium. 29, Flexor digitorum superficialis tendons & Flexor digitorum profundus tendons.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 14. 4, Extensor digiti minimi t. 5, Extensor digitorum & indicis tt. 6, Extensor pollicis longus tendon. 8, Extensor carpi radialis brevis t. 12, Flexor pollicis longus tendon. 18, Ulnar nerve & Ulnar artery. 24, Hamate. 29, Flexor digitorum superficialis tendons & Flexor digitorum profundus tendons . 30, Hypothenar mm. 31, Thenar mm. MV, 5th metacarpal. MIV, 4th metacarpal.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 15. 12, Flexor pollicis longus tendon. 29, Flexor digitorum superficialis tendons & Flexor digitorum profundus tendons . 30, Hypothenar mm. 31, Thenar mm. MV, 5th metacarpal. MIV, 4th metacarpal. MIII, 3rd metacarpal. MII, 2nd metacarpal. MI, 1st metacarpal.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted axial view. Image 16. 12, Flexor pollicis longus tendon. 29, Flexor digitorum superficialis tendons & Flexor digitorum profundus tendons . MV, 5th metacarpal. MIV, 4th metacarpal. MIII, 3rd metacarpal. MII, 2nd metacarpal. MI, 1st metacarpal.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted coronal view. Image 1. II, Head of 2nd metacarpal. III, Head of 3rd metacarpal.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted coronal view. Image 2. 2, Radius. II, Head of 2nd metacarpal. III, Head of 3rd metacarpal.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted coronal view. Image 3. 1, Ulna. 2, Radius. II, Head of 2nd metacarpal. III, Head of 3rd metacarpal. IV, Head of 4th metacarpal.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted coronal view. Image 4. 1, Ulna. 2, Radius. 7, Capitate. 8, Trapezoid. II, Head of 2nd metacarpal. III, Head of 3rd metacarpal. IV, Head of 4th metacarpal. V, Head of 5th metacarpal. PP1, Proximal phalanx, first digit.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted coronal view. Image 5. 1, Ulna. 2, Radius. 6, Hamate. 7, Capitate. 8, Trapezoid. II, Head of 2nd metacarpal. III, Head of 3rd metacarpal. IV, Head of 4th metacarpal. PP1, Proximal phalanx, first digit.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted coronal view. Image 6. 1, Ulna. 2, Radius. 3, Scaphoid. 4, Lunate. 5, Triquetrum. 6, Hamate. 7, Capitate. 8, Trapezoid. I, Head of 1st metacarpal. II, Base of 2nd metacarpal. III, Base of 3rd metacarpal. IV, Base of 4th metacarpal. V, Head of 5th metacarpal.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted coronal view. Image 7. 1, Ulna. 2, Radius. 3, Scaphoid. 4, Lunate. 5, Triquetrum. 6, Hamate. 7, Capitate. 8, Trapezoid. I, Head of 1st metacarpal. II, Base of 2nd metacarpal. III, Base of 3rd metacarpal. IV, Base of 4th metacarpal. V, Head of 5th metacarpal.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted coronal view. Image 9. 1, Ulna. 2, Radius. 3, Scaphoid. 4, Lunate. 5, Triquetrum. 6, Hamate. 7, Capitate. 8, Trapezoid. 9, Trapezium. I, 1st metacarpal. V, 5th metacarpal.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted coronal view. Image 10. 2, Radius. 3, Scaphoid. 4, Lunate. 5, Triquetrum. 8, Trapezoid. 9, Trapezium. I, 1st metacarpal. V, 5th metacarpal.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted coronal view. Image 11. 3, Scaphoid. 4, Lunate. 9, Trapezium. 12, Hypothenar mm. 13, Flexor digitorum tt. 14, Thenar mm. I, 1st metacarpal.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted coronal view. Image 12. 3, Scaphoid. 9, Trapezium. 10, Pisiform. 11, Hamate, hook. 12, Hypothenar mm. 13, Flexor digitorum tt. 14, Thenar mm. I, 1st metacarpal.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted coronal view. Image 13. 3, Scaphoid. 9, Trapezium. 10, Pisiform. 11, Hamate, hook. 13, Flexor digitorum tt. 14, Thenar mm. 15, Flexor pollicis longus t. I, 1st metacarpal.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted coronal view. Image 14. 9, Trapezium. 10, Pisiform. 14, Thenar mm.

  • Wrist MRI Anatomy: T1-weighted coronal view. Image 15. 9, Trapezium. 10, Pisiform. 14, Thenar mm.

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