carpal bone


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Related to carpal bone: metacarpal bone, tarsal bone
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Noun1.carpal bone - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primatescarpal bone - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
navicular, os scaphoideum, scaphoid bone - the largest wrist bone on the thumb side
lunate bone, os lunatum, semilunar bone - one of the eight small wrist bones
cuneiform bone, os triquetrum, pyramidal bone, triquetral, triquetral bone - a wrist bone that articulates with the pisiform and hamate and lunate bones
os pisiforme, pisiform, pisiform bone - a small wrist bone that articulates only with the triquetral
os trapezium, trapezium bone, trapezium - the wrist bone on the thumb side of the hand that articulates with the 1st and 2nd metacarpals
os trapezoideum, trapezoid bone, trapezoid - the wrist bone between the trapezium and the capitate bones
capitate, capitate bone, os capitatum - the wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus
hamate, hamate bone, os hamatum, unciform bone - the wrist bone in line with the 4th and 5th fingers
articulatio radiocarpea, carpus, radiocarpal joint, wrist, wrist joint - a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
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The differential diagnosis includes scaphoid fracture (especially considering exam findings of snuffbox tenderness), other carpal bone fracture, ligamentous disruption without fracture, carpal bone dislocation.
Computed tomographic documentation of a comminuted fourth carpal bone fractures associated with carpal instability treated by partial carpal arthrodesis in an Arabian Filly.
She ran to a very high standard as a three-year-old, but unfortunately she fractured her carpal bone early as a four-yearold when she was being prepared for the Lansdown Listed Fillies' race at Bath and had to have the whole year off.
An elephant's carpal bone, located five meters from the pieces of tusk, was also discovered from the same sand layer at the excavation site in the Nafud Desert.
Two patients had carpal bone fracture--trapezium fracture.
One review showed good results for splinting, ultrasound, nerve gliding exercises, carpal bone mobilization, magnetic therapy, and yoga for people with carpal tunnel syndrome (8).
These include flexor retinaculum thickening, colles fracture, carpal bone fractures, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, Paget disease, neoplasms, tenosynovitis, and osteophytes, scarring resulting from tendon trauma.
The trapezoid is the least commonly fractured carpal bone, with Sadowski and Montilla (2008) reporting trapezoid fractures to account for 0.
There are many nontraditional treatments for CTS, with yoga, carpal bone mobilization, ergonomic keyboards, and ultrasound therapy among them.
14,15) Due to the limited blood supply of the lunate, especially the proximal pole, it is the main carpal bone vulnerable to post-traumatic avascular necrosis.
Greater arc injuries" are defined as carpal bone or radial styloid fractures prior to lunate dislocation due to slower applied load (3).
X-rays were taken which revealed a fractured accessory carpal bone.