trapezoid bone


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Related to trapezoid bone: scaphoid bone, capitate bone, trapezium bone
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Noun1.trapezoid bone - the wrist bone between the trapezium and the capitate bonestrapezoid bone - the wrist bone between the trapezium and the capitate bones
carpal, carpal bone, wrist bone - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
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Isolated fractures of the trapezoid bone have been rarely reported in the literature, the mechanism of injury being an axial or bending load transmitted through the second metacarpal.
Using Medline, seven articles were discovered in the English language, comprising eight fractures of the trapezoid bone.
Radiograph of the wrist (Figure 1) showed a circular punched-out lytic lesion involving scaphoid, capitate, and trapezoid bones.