Head of metacarpal | definition of head of metacarpal by Medical dictionary
head of metacarpal
head of met·a·car·pal [TA]
the expanded distal end of a metacarpal that articulates with the proximal phalanx of the same digit.
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MRI of hand is suggestive of synovial thickening flexor tendons from distal forearm to head of metacarpal
Metacarpal radiale: It is the most medially placed point on the head of metacarpal second on the stretched hand.
Metacarpal ulnare: It is most laterally placed point on the head of metacarpal fifth on the stretched hand.