• dorsal surface of the bone
  • The dorsal surface of the bone is narrow, with a groove running the length of the bone and allowing ligaments to attach, and the surface facing the fingers (anatomically inferior) is smooth and convex, also triangular, and divided into two parts by a slight ridge. (wikipedia.org)
  • thumb
  • You typically break the end of your radius (the bone between your elbow and your thumb) in one of two patterns called colle's and smith's fractures. (healthtap.com)
  • I broke my thumb bone at the bottom they said it was a clean break on the 25 of this month. (healthtap.com)
  • UFC heavyweight contender Brandon "The Truth" Vera will be out of action until at least May after breaking a bone in his thumb during his UFC 77 fight with Tim Sylvia, MMAWeekly is reporting . (fiveouncesofpain.com)
  • It is situated at the radial side of the carpus, between the scaphoid and the first metacarpal bone (the metacarpal bone of the thumb). (wikipedia.org)
  • It has 27 bones, not including the sesamoid bone, the number of which varies between people, 14 of which are the phalanges (proximal, intermediate and distal) of the fingers and thumb. (wikipedia.org)
  • articulation
  • In reptiles, birds, and amphibians, this bone is instead commonly referred to as the radiale because of its articulation with the radius. (wikipedia.org)
  • The inferior surface is oval, concave from side to side, convex from before backward, so as to form a saddle-shaped surface for articulation with the base of the first metacarpal bone. (wikipedia.org)
  • The inferior surface is divided by two ridges into three facets, for articulation with the second, third, and fourth metacarpal bones, that for the third being the largest. (wikipedia.org)
  • it is bounded superiorly by a smooth, convex surface, for articulation with the scaphoid bone. (wikipedia.org)
  • radiographs
  • As a result of their findings, the investigators recommended that clinically suspected pediatric scaphoid fractures be immobilized, with repeat radiographs and a clinical examination at 2 weeks. (medscape.com)
  • scintigraphy
  • Magnetic resonance imaging or bone scintigraphy may be useful if the diagnosis remains unclear after an initial period of immobilization. (aafp.org)
  • Bone scintigraphy is a cost-effective and specific test in assessing for occult scaphoid fractures. (aafp.org)
  • anatomic
  • Fractures of the scaphoid must be recognized and treated quickly, as prompt treatment by immobilization or surgical fixation increases the likelihood of the bone healing in anatomic alignment, thus avoiding mal-union or non-union. (wikipedia.org)
  • The scaphoid is located below the anatomic snuffbox. (aafp.org)
  • fragments
  • When the scaphoid is broken, especially when the fragments have moved apart (displaced) , the blood supply to those fragments may be disrupted. (mgoblog.com)
  • Treatment is often open reduction and internal fixation, which is surgical realignment of the bone fragments and fixation with pins, screws, or plates. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • 1 Scaphoid fractures are significant because a delay in diagnosis can lead to a variety of adverse outcomes that include nonunion, delayed union, decreased grip strength, decreased range of motion, and osteoarthritis of the radiocarpal joint. (aafp.org)
  • occult
  • The occult bone injuries included 53 (68%) of the 78 wrists having more than one injured bone and 25 (32%) having one injured bone. (medscape.com)
  • hand
  • The carpal bones function as a unit to provide a bony superstructure for the hand. (wikipedia.org)
  • Probably the most common bone in the hand that we see broken on a regular basis is the end of the last hand bone (5th metacarpal). (healthtap.com)
  • Can you please describe the easiest bone in your arm and hand to break? (healthtap.com)
  • A better question may be what is the most common bone injured in the hand in an elderly adult who falls on an outstretched hand. (healthtap.com)
  • Is it possible to break a bone in my hand and not be in severe pain? (healthtap.com)
  • Can you break one of the carpal bones in your hand and not have a lot of pain? (healthtap.com)
  • Can you break any other vessels are bone in the finger if continue to use that hand? (healthtap.com)
  • Hi I have a break in my hand metacarpal bone I have a cast on and last week my cousin kicked a hard oneils ball of it now my hand is painful? (healthtap.com)
  • The Orthopaedic surgeon will take history, then do vascular examination of the hand, sensory examination of the hand, motor(muscles) assesment of the hand, tendon examination of the hand from injuriy, assesment of bones and joints for fractures/dislocations. (healthcaremagic.com)
  • Bones of the left hand. (wikipedia.org)
  • Carpal bone Finger Hand Drake, Richard L. (wikipedia.org)
  • The capitate is the largest carpal bone found within the hand. (wikipedia.org)
  • The heel of the hand is the area anteriorly to the bases of the metacarpal bones, located in the proximal part of the palm. (wikipedia.org)
  • On the third day of the camp, He bruised the scaphoid bone as a result of a fall on his left hand. (wikipedia.org)