Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Sections of forearm and hand

Transverse section of right wrist

Image #112-3

KEYWORDS: Skin, Wrist.

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Sections of forearm and hand
Transverse section of right wrist
1 . Palmaris longus muscle (insertion into partial aponeurosis)
2 . Transverse carpal ligament
3 . Deep anterior branch ulnar artery
4 . Palmaris brevis muscle
5 . Hamulus of hamate bone
6 . Pisometacarpal ligament
7 . Abductor digiti minimi muscle
8 . Metacarpal V
9 . Extensor carpi ulnaris muscle (tendon of insertion)
10 . Flexor digitorum profundus muscle (tendons in carpal canal invested by synovial sheath)
11 . Capitate bone
12 . Common extensor digitorum muscle (tendons)
13 . Flexor digitorum superficialis (tendons in carpal canal invested by synovial sheath)
14 . Left pointer: Median nerve Right pointer: Flexor pollicis longus muscle (tendon in carpal canal invested by synovial sheath)
15 . Opponens pollicis muscle
16 . Abductor pollicis brevis muscle
17 . Metacarpal I
18 . Extensor pollicis brevis muscle (tendon)
19 . Trapezium bone
20 . Extensor pollicis longus muscle (tendon)
21 . Flexor carpi radialis muscle (tendon of insertion)
22 . Extensor carpi radialis longus muscle (tendon of insertion)
23 . Trapezoid bone
24 . Metacarpal II
25 . Extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle (tendon of insertion)
26 . Metacarpal III
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