Wrist, hand and fingers

Hand radiography

This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on hand radiography. 1, 1st metacarpal. 2, Base of 2nd metacarpal. 3, Head of 2nd metacarpal. 4, Proximal phalanx. 5, Middle phalanx. 6, Distal phalanx. 7, Proximal interphalangeal joint. 8, Distal interphalangeal joint. 9, Metacarpophalangeal joint. 10, Radius.11, Ulna   Hand radiography – AP projection

Wrist Radiographs

This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on wrist radiographs.

Radiograph of the thumb

This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on thumb radiograph. The thumb, unlike other fingers, has only two phalanges: the proximal phalanx and the distal phalanx. The metacarpal connects the proximal phalanx of the thumb to the carpal bones, through the trapeze. The metacarpophalangeal joint connects the metacarpal bone to the proximal phalanx. The interphalangeal …

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