scaphoid bone

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Noun1.Scaphoid bone - the largest wrist bone on the thumb sidescaphoid bone - the largest wrist bone on the thumb side
carpal, carpal bone, wrist bone - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
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Carpal tunnel is an anatomical compartment in the wrist, which includes the median nerve and flexor tendons inside, surrounded by the carpal bones scaphoid, trapezium, and hamatum that form an arch.
The multiple dorsal and volar extrinsic ligaments are low-signal bands overlying the carpal bones and intrinsic ligaments.
Designed to reduce the risk of soft tissue irritation associated with traditional wrist fusion plates, Acumed's new Total Wrist Fusion Plating System, fuses the carpal bones together to treat post-traumatic arthritis.
Carpal bones showed delayed ossification and irregular margins.
The trapezoid is infrequently injured due its position within the wrist, situated within strong intercarpal ligaments and between the base of the second metacarpal and carpal bones (Afifi and Lu, 2011).
The carpal bones are rotated, which puts increased stress on the ring finger, which along with the long finger is most often involved in injury.
In this case, not only scaphoid fracture and rupture of scapholunate ligaments were seen, but also excessive displacement due to severity of trauma resulted in carpal bones free of any ligamentous attachment.
Only a true lateral view will show the dorsal displacement of the metacarpals relative to the carpal bones.
Interosseous ligaments refer to ligaments connecting carpal bones, whereas extraosseous ligaments connect the ulna and radius to the carpal bones.
The back wall of the carpal tunnel is bound by the carpal bones and a band of strong tissue called transverse carpal ligament.