metacarpal region

metacarpal region

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region of hand between carpal region (wrist) and the digits.
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Tendon of the muscle commom digital extensor (TMCDE) overlapped the distal radius and dorsal carpus, extending to the proximal metacarpal region.
In the metacarpal region, a strong palmar fascia protects the palmar structures, fusing on the lateral aspect with the origin of the interosseous muscles III & IV (IM) (called improperly, and referred to on occasion as the suspensory ligament).
As there is no controlled study of ultrasonographic examination of the cross-sectional area (CSA) of the superficial digital flexor tendon (SDFT) between Thoroughbreds racehorses that had been in continuous race training and those who had not been in athletic training, the purposes of this study were to determine the relation between normal values of the CSA of the right and left forelimbs SDFT in the metacarpal region for trained and untrained Thoroughbreds racehorses.
The hair over the palmar aspect of each metacarpal region was shaved, from the base of the accessory carpal bone to the base of the proximal sesamoid bones.
05) in CSA between the tendons of the metacarpal region from the 2 to 24cm levels distal to the accessory carpal bone.