X-ray of a Child's Hand and Wrist
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The radiocarpal joint consists of the radius and its articulation with three carpal bones - the scaphoid, lunate and triquetral bones.
phalanx | metacarpal | capitate | hamate | lunate | pisiform | scaphoid | trapezoid | trapezium | triquetral | radius | ulna |
Module Name: hand_wrist
Module Title: X-ray of a Child's Hand and Wrist
Image Info: X-ray; source - Wuarchive.
Created by: Lynn Bry
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