first metacarpal bone

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first metacarpal bone

the metacarpal bone of the thumb.
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They range from clinodactyly, absent or digitalised thumb, hypoplastic or absent radii, and first metacarpal to hypoplastic ulna and carpal bone anomalies.
Giant cell tumour in first metacarpal bone: a rare entity.
Bennett described the intra-articular fracture-dislocation of the first metacarpal base in 1882.
9,10] The occurrence of this tumor in phalanges and first metacarpal are very rare [1] (1.
A roentgenogram of the right hand showed enlargement of first metacarpal interspace, indicating noncalcification of the soft tissue mass.
An x-ray yesterday revealed a fractured first metacarpal bone and David O'Meara's stable jockey now plans to visit a hand specialist in Leeds on Friday in the hope of finding a speedy treatment for the injury.
MI can be taken by dividing length by width of a metacarpal preferably the first metacarpal.
The radiographs of the left hand revealed a broad and thick first metacarpal while second metacarpal had hypertrophic proximal end (Fig.
Milogevic I, Sudjic V, Bumbasirevic V, Lesic A, Damjanovic G, Bumbasirevic M 2005 Nonoperative treatment of fractures of the base of the first metacarpal bone--Bennett fracture Acta Chirurgica Iugoslavica 52 (2) 67-71
The tendon of this accessory head passed through a separate tunnel in the extensor retinaculum and inserted in the middle of the first metacarpal bone (Claassen & Wree).
The Artelon CMC Spacer Anthro can be used in minimally invasive, arthroscopic procedures in which it is implanted in the joint between the first metacarpal and the trapezium.
The break - at the base of the first metacarpal bone - was discovered by X-rays.