II. Anatomy: Bones and Ligaments

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III. Anatomy: Muscles

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V. Anatomy: Wrist Bones Mnemonic

  1. Proximal Row (Radial to ulnar wrist)
    1. Scaphoid or Carpal Navicular (Some)
      1. Links proximal to distal carpal row
    2. Lunate (Lovers)
    3. Triquetral (Try)
    4. Pisiform (Positions)
  2. Distal Row (Radial to ulnar wrist)
    1. Trapezium/Greater multangular (That)
    2. Trapezoid/Lesser multangular (They)
    3. Capitate (Can't)
    4. Hamate (Handle)

VI. Anatomy: Wrist structures

  1. Carpal Tunnel
    1. Bordered by transverse carpal ligament
    2. Components of Carpal Tunnel
      1. Finger flexors (9 tendons) course through tunnel
      2. Median Nerve
    3. Injured in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  2. Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC)
    1. Articular disc
    2. Divides ulna from proximal carpal row
    3. Injured in Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury

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Ontology: Bone structure of carpus (C0007285)

Definition (MSH) The eight bones of the wrist: SCAPHOID BONE; LUNATE BONE; TRIQUETRUM BONE; PISIFORM BONE; TRAPEZIUM BONE; TRAPEZOID BONE; CAPITATE BONE; and HAMATE BONE.
Concepts Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
MSH D002348
SnomedCT 83936004
HL7 CARP
English Bone, Carpal, Bones, Carpal, Carpal Bones, Bone of wrist, NOS, Carpal bone, NOS, Wrist bone, NOS, Carpal bone, unspecified, carpal, Set of carpal bones, Bone of carpus, Ossa carpalia, Carpal bones set, Carpal bones, CARPAL, carpal bone, bones of wrist, carpal bones, wrist bone, Carpus Bone, Carpal bone, Wrist bone, Bone of wrist, Ossa carpi, Bone structure of carpus (body structure), Bone structure of carpus, Carpal Bone, Carpal
Swedish Handlovsben
Czech ossa carpi, kosti zápěstní
Finnish Ranneluut
Russian ZAPIAST'IA KOSTI, ЗАПЯСТЬЯ КОСТИ
Croatian KARPALNE KOSTI
Latvian Not Translated[Carpal Bones]
Polish Kości nadgarstka
Spanish estructura ósea del carpo (estructura corporal), estructura ósea del carpo, hueso de la muñeca, hueso del carpo, ossa carpi, Huesos Carpianos, Huesos de la Muñeca, Huesos del Carpo, Huesos de la Muneca
French Carpe (os), Massif carpien, Os du carpe, Carpe osseux
German Handwurzelknochen
Italian Osso carpale
Dutch Handwortelbeen, Handwortelbeenderen, Ossi carpi
Portuguese Ossos Cárpicos, Ossos da Munheca, Ossos do Carpo, Ossos do Punho

Ontology: Wrist (C0043262)

Definition (SNOMEDCT) The body part defined by the wrist joint and surrounding structures
Definition (CSP) region of the upper limb between the forearm and the hand.
Definition (MSH) The region of the upper limb between the metacarpus and the FOREARM.
Concepts Body Location or Region (T029)
MSH D014953
SnomedCT 8205005
HL7 WRIST
English Wrist, Wrists, Wrist, NOS, Carpus, NOS, wrist, Carpal region, Regio carpalis, carpus, wrists, Wrist region structure, Carpus, Wrist region structure (body structure)
Swedish Handlov
Czech zápěstí, karpus
Finnish Ranne
Russian ZAPIAST'E, ЗАПЯСТЬЕ
Polish Nadgarstki, Nadgarstek
Spanish carpo, estructura de la región de la muñeca (estructura corporal), estructura de la región de la muñeca, muñeca, Carpo, Muñeca, Pulso, Región Carpiana, Muneca, Region Carpiana
French Poignet
German Handwurzel
Italian Polso
Dutch Pols
Portuguese Carpo, Munheca, Pulso, Punho, Região Carpal

Ontology: Structure of triangular fibrocartilage of wrist (C0447834)

Definition (MSH) Fibrocartilage that makes up the triangular fibrocartilage complex which is found in the WRIST JOINT.
Concepts Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
MSH D051478
SnomedCT 91467004
English Articular disc, distal radioulnar joint, Structure of articular disc of distal radioulnar joint, Triangular fibrocartilage, Wrist meniscus, Structure of articular disc of distal radioulnar joint (body structure), Structure of triangular fibrocartilage of wrist (body structure), Structure of triangular fibrocartilage of wrist, Articular disk of distal radio-ulnar joint, Articular disc of distal radio-ulnar joint, Discus articularis articulationis radioulnaris distalis, Articular disk of distal radioulnar joint, Discus articularis (Articulatio radioulnaris distalis), fibrocartilage triangular, triangular fibrocartilage, Articular disc of distal radioulnar joint, Meniscus of distal radioulnar joint, Fibrocartilages, Triangular, Triangular Fibrocartilages, Triangular Fibrocartilage, Fibrocartilage, Triangular
French Fibro-cartilage triangulaire, Disque articulaire de l'articulation radio-ulnaire distale, Ligament triangulaire du poignet, Disque articulaire de l'articulation radioulnaire distale, Fibrocartilage triangulaire
Czech triangulární vazivová chrupavka
Finnish Kolmiorusto
Russian KHRIASHCH VOLOKNISTYI TREUGOL'NYI, ХРЯЩ ВОЛОКНИСТЫЙ ТРЕУГОЛЬНЫЙ
Swedish Triangulärt fiberbrosk
Spanish estructura del fibrocartílago triangular del carpo (estructura corporal), estructura del disco articular de la articulación radiocubital distal (estructura corporal), estructura del disco articular de la articulación radiocubital distal, estructura del fibrocartílago triangular del carpo, disco articular de la articulación radiocubital distal, menisco de la articulación radiocubital distal, Fibrocartilago Triangular, Fibrocartílago Triangular
Polish Chrząstka włóknista trójkątna
Japanese 三角線維軟骨, 三角線維軟骨複合体
Portuguese Fibrocartilagem Triangular
German Discus ulnocarpalis
Italian Fibrocartilagine triangolare