carpometacarpal joints

car·po·met·a·car·pal joints

[TA]
the synovial joints between the carpal and metacarpal bones; these are all plane joints except that of the thumb, which is saddle shaped.

car·po·met·a·car·pal joints

(kahr'pō-met'ă-kahr'păl joynts) [TA]
The synovial joints between the carpal and metacarpal bones; these are all plane joints except that of the thumb, which is saddle-shaped.
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The bilateral 2[sup]nd–5[sup]th distal and proximal interphalangeal, thumb interphalangeal, and 1[sup]st–5[sup]th metacarpophalangeal and carpometacarpal joints were graded according to the Kellgren-Lawrence grading scale.
a) Swollen or tender joint (excluding distal interphalangeal joints, first carpometacarpal joints, first metatarsophalangeal joints); may be confirmed by imaging evidence of synovitis.
Figure 3 X-ray AP views both hands (a) showing short metacarpals with cone shaped (v shaped) epiphyses at carpometacarpal joints (black arrows).
The MR demonstrated extensive contrast in the mid-carpal joint and carpometacarpal joints (Figure 1).
The range of extension of the shoulder, elbow, and carpometacarpal joints was initially reduced but improved with daily passive range of motion therapy over the next week.
Concomitant injuries may include avulsion fractures of the base of the proximal phalanx, metacarpal fractures, and simultaneous instability of the metacarpophalangeal and carpometacarpal joints.
Significant squaring of thebilateral carpometacarpal joints and malalignment of the index fingers were also present.
The antagonist muscles act to stabilize the metacarpal and carpometacarpal joints.
The X-rays of my neck and hands showed degenerative joint disease in my neck and as well in the carpometacarpal joints in my hands.
The primary complaint was poorly localized to the dorsal aspect of the right wrist over the second and third carpometacarpal joints, and the length of the second and third metacarpals.
joints, and 1st carpometacarpal joints of both hands).