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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 7: Figure 13

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Ligaments on the volar side of the left hand.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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Ligaments of the dorsal surface of the left hand.

a) Distal end of the radius.
b) Distal end of the ulna.
c) Radial styloid process.
d) Ulnar styloid process.
e) Scaphoid (carpal) bone.
f) Lunate (carpal) bone.
g) Triquetrum (carpal) bone.
h) Trapezium (carpal) bone.
i) Trapezoideum (carpal) bone.
k) Capitate (carpal) bone.
l) Hamate (carpal) bone.
m) Hamulus of the hamate (carpal) bone.
n) Pisiform (carpal) bone.

  1. interosseous membrane.
  2. volar oblique fibrous ligament.
  3. volar straight fibrous ligament.
  4. palmar radiocarpal ligament.
  5. palmar ulnocarpal ligament.
  6. ulnartriquetral ligament.
  7. volar proper carpal bone ligaments.
  8. volar ligaments of carpal and metacarpal bones.
  9. palmar carpometacarpal and metacarpal ligaments.
  10. capsular ligaments of metacarpal bones.
  11. lateral volar metacarpal ligaments.
  12. medial volar metacarpal ligaments.
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