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Joints

Elbow Joint

Anatomy of the Elbow Joint The three bones that are responsible for the formation of the elbow joint are humerus, radius and ulna. It includes two articulations: (a) humero-ulnar articulation, between the trochlea of the humerus and trochlear notch of the ulna, and (b) humero-radial articulation, between

Radio-Ulnar Joints

The Superior radio-ulnar joint and the Inferior radio-ulnar joint are the two joints formed between the radio and ulna. The Superior radio-ulnar joint is formed at the upper end, while the Inferior radio-ulnar joint is formed at the lower end of radius and ulna. Both these Radio-Ulnar

Wrist Joint (Radio-Carpal Joint)

Type Radio-Carpal Joint is the wrist joint that lies in the middle of the lower end of radius and carpus. It is a synovial joint of ellipsoid variety. Articular Surfaces The inferior surface of the lower end of radius and inferior surface of the triangular articular disc

Joints of The Digits

The joints of digits are: Metacarpophalangeal joints. Interphalangeal joints. Metacarpophalangeal (MP) Joints Type They’re synovial joints of ellipsoid/condylar variety. Articular Surfaces They’re created by heads of metacarpals and bases of proximal phalanges. Ligaments Palmar Ligaments The palmar ligament is a fibrocartilaginous plate, that is more firmly connected

Joints of The Hand

The joints of hand are: Intercarpal joints. Midcarpal joint. Carpometacarpal joints. Intermetacarpal joints. Intercarpal Joints These are plane type of synovial joints, which interconnect the carpal bones. They contain the following joints: Joints between the carpal bones of the proximal row. Joints between the carpal bones of

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